Michael Shoffner

Michael Shoffner
Senior Research Software Architect, UNC/RENCI


Michael Shoffner is a Senior Research Software Architect in the Data Sciences Group at RENCI, a UNC-based research institute that develops and deploys advanced technologies to enable research discoveries, and an adjunct faculty member in the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). Previously he has been a technical architect, a member of an emerging technologies strategy group, and co-founder of an early area Internet technology consultancy with clients in the biomedical and education spaces. He co-authored one of the first trade books on the Java programming language and spearheaded the world’s first online radio station simulcast.


Location: Plaza Room A Level: Non-technical
Michael Shoffner (UNC/RENCI)
Sharing sensitive data such as medical records is dangerous. But what if these "hot" health data could be handled safely and securely? Partners at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a solution architecture that de-risks sharing these sensitive data. This session will present the security issues, the solution architecture, and a discussion on how attendees can apply it. Read more.


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