Michael J. Kirwan is the Vice President of Continua, focused on the development and annual publication of the Continua Design Guidelines, country adoption of the Guidelines, and expanded membership and certification activities. He has over 35 years of experience in driving wired and wireless special interest groups and alliances.
Michael joined the orgnaization in 2009 as the Manager of Continua Technical Operations, and was later promoted toDirector of Technical Operations. He has extensive experience within both non-profit and for-profit technology organizations. Prior to joining PCHAlliance, he served as BQA (Bluetooth Qualification Administrator) at Bluetooth SIG and had a leading role in the development of the Bluetooth low energy technology, work that helped shape his vision for personal connected health.
Michael holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina, a BS in Industrial Technology from Northwest Missouri State University and is PMP certified (Program Management Professional). Michael also works directly with the PCHAlliance Working Groups and is Co-Chair of the IEEE 11073 PHD Working Group.