Akili Interactive Larkspur, CA, USA
Jan 25, 2020Full time
The job The Director of Information Security will design, maintain and evolve the complete security program to protect Akili from external and internal threats. You are a hands on, collaborative, adaptive, detail oriented and forward looking leader and will build policies, standards and processes designed to allow for rapid growth in a secure environment. Here's what it entails Lead Akili's Information Security vision and roadmap, collaborating with stakeholders across programs and disciplines, implementing and enforcing appropriate policies and procedures Develop and manage InfoSec awareness and training programs for the entire, eclectic Akili team Establish metrics to measure and continuously improve Akili's security posture Here's what you need 5+ years in an Information Security role in a biotech or technology startup Experience establishing programs to support HIPAA, GDPR, and the like Demonstrated mastery of multiple security and control frameworks Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is required Experience completing information security audits working across teams Experience translating strategic goals into actionable projects Akili - The company Akili Interactive () is pioneering the field of digital therapeutics, combining scientific and clinical rigor with the ingenuity of the tech industry to develop novel digital medicines designed to treat cognitive dysfunction and brain-related conditions. Akili's flagship product, AKL-T01 in pediatric ADHD, is now under review by FDA for clearance following Akili's recent filing. Akili previously announced positive top-line results of a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, controlled pivotal study evaluating the safety and efficacy of AKL-T01. If cleared by FDA, AKL-T01 would be the first prescription video game to treat a medical condition and the first prescription digital medicine for children with ADHD. The product is based on technology developed at UCSF that was featured as the cover article in Nature under the headline "Game Changer." Akili was founded by leading neuroscientists and top-tier game design veterans to create gaming experiences that are designed to directly treat cognitive deficiency and improve symptoms associated with medical conditions across neurology and psychiatry. Akili has partnerships with top pharmaceutical companies, and has received recent recognition in major media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Fast Company, and The Verge.