Alexander (Sandy) Weir received the B.Eng. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering (first class honours) from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, in 1997, and completed an Engineering Doctorate with the Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied Photonics, School of Engineering and Physical Science at Heriot-Watt University in 2016. He has over twenty-five years of software development experience covering the full development life-cycle and has led several high-profile projects. He has worked for a range of companies, including British Aerospace, Cadence Design Systems and Thales Electronic Solutions, and has a diverse range of commercial experiences from defence and telecommunications, to short-range wireless protocol design for Bluetooth, DECT and UWB. In 2010 he branched into the field of healthcare technology. From 2010 to 2017 he developed and led medical technology innovation activities at the Medical Device Unit, Dept. Clinical Physics and Bioengineering, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, where he was Technical Operations Manager. Within this role he was also a member of the European Commission working group on mHealth assessment guidelines from 2015 to 2016. In June 2017 he joined Toshiba Medical Visualisation Systems Europe, now Canon Medical Research Europe, where he is a Senior Technical Manager with responsibility for the AI Research group at their design centre in Edinburgh. As part of this role, he is also the Programme Manager for several large-scale collaborative research programmes that involve Canon Medical, including iCAIRD, INCISE and SiPF Living Lab Advanced Radiogenomics project. His interests include health informatics, the application of AI and machine learning in a broad range of applications in healthcare, signal and image processing, mHealth/eHealth, cloud-based services, and the Internet of Things.