DAVID HARLOW is an innovative, resourceful healthcare leader with deep experience in business, strategy, policy, compliance and proactive counseling across the industry, working with payors, providers, vendors, government, digital health and medical device companies. He is recognized as a thought leader in digital health, data privacy and the broader healthcare sphere. David has a passion for innovation, a preference for simplicity where feasible and a practical approach to crafting actionable solutions.

David serves as Vice President, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), with a broad range of responsibilities in the medical device and health care compliance and privacy domains.

Insulet is an innovative medical device company dedicated to simplifying life for people with diabetes and other conditions through its Omnipod product platform. The Omnipod Insulin Management System provides a unique alternative to traditional insulin delivery methods. With its simple, wearable design, the disposable Pod provides up to three days of non-stop insulin delivery, without the need to see or handle a needle. Insulet’s latest innovation, the Omnipod® 5 Automated Insulin Delivery System, is a tubeless automated insulin delivery system, integrated with a continuous glucose monitor to manage blood sugar with no multiple daily injections, zero fingersticks, and is fully controlled by a compatible personal smartphone. Insulet also leverages the unique design of its Pod by tailoring its Omnipod technology platform for the delivery of non-insulin subcutaneous drugs across other therapeutic areas.

David has been called “an expert on HIPAA and other health-related law issues [who] knows more than virtually anyone on those topics.” (Forbes.com.) His award-winning blog, HealthBlawg, is highly regarded in both the legal and health policy blogging worlds. He has a healthcare innovation podcast as well: Harlow On Healthcare.

David’s diverse private and public sector experience includes his tenure as Deputy General Counsel at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, as a partner in the health care practice of a downtown Boston law firm and as principal of a boutique law and consulting practice where he focused on health data privacy and security, health care innovation and health care policy. David has also been a senior consultant at a physician-led firm serving academic medical centers and has served as fractional general counsel and chief privacy officer to startup clients in the digital health space.

David co-chairs the Data Stewardship Working Group of AdvaMed, the medical technology industry association, was a charter member of the external Advisory Board of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, and was recognized by the Network as a Platinum Fellow. He has served as the Public Policy Chair of the Society for Participatory Medicine, on the Health Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association and on the Advisory Board of FierceHealthIT. He is a popular speaker at health care and legal industry groups on business, policy and legal matters. You should follow him on Threads.