**Attila Ferik, Director, Software Platform Engineering, Europe GE Healthcare Budapest, Hungary**
Attila Ferik is the Director of Software Platform Engineering for Europe for GE Healthcare in Hungary, Budapest. In this position he leads engineering activities that will create the bases of future Healthcare Industrial Internet which will allow GE to deliver applications from Cloud, Workstations and into Devices, covering from Analytics at global and Foundation on a European level.
In addition, Attila provides an architectural linkage between GE businesses, software solutions and platforms. Attila works across all the software teams having footprint in Hungary as well as other GE businesses to help shape and define the technical strategy and mission of all product areas. Overall, Attila holds accounts in driving quality, continuous improvement and global alignment in all software product GE Healthcare develops in Hungary. Prior his current assignment, Attila worked for fourteen years in various software development positions in GE Healthcare from Software Engineer through Lead System Designer to Engineering Unit Manager. Prior GE Attila worked as software developer for Airline, e-business and media broadcasting industry related companies.
Attila holds a BSc degree in Computer Engineering from Bánki Donát Technical College in Budapest.
Title of his keynote speech: **"Digitalization in Healthcare"**