Brian Brown is a Director of the HAS Technology Group where he has been employed since 2009. Brian’s current role is as the Director for ARMED (Advanced Risk Monitoring for Early Detection). Previously to this Brian was employed in other roles within the HAS Technology group including Business Development Manager and more recently, as the Director of Scotland.
The ARMED solution combines pioneering predictive analytics modelling, (developed in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University) with innovative wearable technology and Health and Social Care data. ARMED helps identify and predict individuals at escalating risk in particular to those at risk of falling, as well as indicating other frailty indicators. This allows for timely intervention and better self-management in the comfort of the individual’s home, avoiding expensive hospital stays. The growing ageing demographics of individuals both UK and wider across the world is now leading to the need for solutions to predict risk at an earlier stage.
A vastly experienced manager, Brian has a depth of background in social work services managing local authority care at home/housing support services both from a direct operational basis and at a senior strategic level. This involved the overall responsibility for both the internally delivered service as well as significant externally purchased services. Brian’s move into the IT world still resonates with his social work background working as a consultant for 5 years prior to moving to HAS Technology Group.
Having previously completed his BA and eMBA, Brian commenced Professional Doctorate studies in 2017 at Glasgow Caledonian University researching the behavioural changes interventions of individuals using digital tools as well as strategic change interventions of statutory services.
Having engaged with Interface services previously to link with academic partners as part of the research for the ARMED solution, Brian is delighted to join the Interface Strategic Board. He hopes to bring positive enthusiasm and help promote interests of Scotland’s dynamic SME sector with a view to driving innovation against rising competition.