Adrian Gropper, MD is the leading advocate and developer of patient-centered health records technology. His paper on linking the licensed physician to the patient without institutional intermediaries won a prize at ONC’s 2016 Blockchain Health competition. He founded the HIE of One open source reference implementation project and a co-founder of OpenID HEAlth Relationship Trust (HEART). A career medical device entrepreneur, he founded AMICAS (NAS:AMCS) as the first Web-based radiology PACS and the first to provide imaging links in electronic health records. Dr. Gropper also founded MedCommons to develop software for image-enabled, patient-centered health records supporting all of a patient’s caregivers. He contributed to many standardization efforts including IHE, HITSP, Liberty Alliance and the Continuity of Care Record. Dr. Gropper helped create Blue Button, Direct Project, and Blue Button Plus and speaks frequently on privacy engineering in health care. He served on the Board and Management Council of the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group. Dr. Gropper holds degrees as an engineer from MIT and physician from Harvard Medical School.