Anant Sethi

Anant Sethi

Anant Sethi is a Manager with Deloitte Advisory’s Cyber Risk Services, specializing in the health care industry. He has more than 9 years of experience in designing and executing cyber security and governance initiatives. His expertise includes development and maintenance of large enterprise cyber security programs, identification and prioritization of initiatives under the program, design of people, process and technology capabilities for implementing the program, and driving all aspects of planning, organizing, budgeting, and execution for completing projects and initiatives. 

Anant has superior technical and analytical aptitude, balanced by highly developed interpersonal, leadership, training, presentational and written skills. He joined Deloitte Advisory in June’13 and specializes in conducting cybersecurity program maturity assessments and readiness assessments for various standards and regulations such as PCI DSS, HITRUST CSF, HIPAA (security & Privacy), NIST 800-53, NIST CSF, ISO 27001, ISO 22301, SSAE16 (SOC1 & SOC2), etc. He also has experience in managing and executing PCI DSS remediation activities, developing Third Party Risk Management programs and designing security governance programs. 

Prior to joining Deloitte & Touche, Anant served as a Security Consultant with Accenture; where he provided subject matter expertise and handled enterpriAnant Sethi is a Manager with Deloitte Advisory’s Cyber Risk Services, specializing in the health care industry. He has more than 9 years of experience in designing and executing cyber security and governance initiatives. His expertise includes development and maintenance of large enterprise cyber security programs, identification and prioritization of initiatives under the program, design of people, process and technology capabilities for implementing the program, and driving all aspects of planning, organizing, budgeting, and execution for completing projects and initiatives. 

Anant has superior technical and analytical aptitude, balanced by highly developed interpersonal, leadership, training, presentational and written skills. He joined Deloitte Advisory in June’13 and specializes in conducting cybersecurity program maturity assessments and readiness assessments for various standards and regulations such as PCI DSS, HITRUST CSF, HIPAA (security & Privacy), NIST 800-53, NIST CSF, ISO 27001, ISO 22301, SSAE16 (SOC1 & SOC2), etc. He also has experience in managing and executing PCI DSS remediation activities, developing Third Party Risk Management programs and designing security governance programs. 

Prior to joining Deloitte & Touche, Anant served as a Security Consultant with Accenture; where he provided subject matter expertise and handled enterprise risk management activities related to outsourcing engagements for Fortune 500 clients.

 

Professional Affiliations & Certifications

•Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), (ISC)²

•Certified Common Security Framework Practitioner (CCSFP), HITRUST

•ISO 27001 – Lead Implementer, BSI

•BS 25999 – Lead Auditor, BSI

•Industry Proficiency Program (IPP) – Level 2 (LSHC), Deloittese risk management activities related to outsourcing engagements for Fortune 500 clients.

Professional Affiliations & Certifications

•Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), (ISC)²

•Certified Common Security Framework Practitioner (CCSFP), HITRUST

•ISO 27001 – Lead Implementer, BSI

•BS 25999 – Lead Auditor, BSI

•Industry Proficiency Program (IPP) – Level 2 (LSHC), Deloitte

 

Posted December 2019

 

      Ron Mehring MBA, CISSP

      Ron Mehring MBA, CISSP

      Ron Mehring serves as the Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President of Technology & Security for Texas Health Resources, one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States. The system’s primary service area includes 16 counties in north-central Texas, home to more than 6.2 million people.

      At Texas health Resources, Ron leads Technology Operations, IT Risk Management & Assurance, IT BC DR program and Technology & Security Performance and Standards teams.

      Ron began his career in technology for the United States Marine Corps. After 21 years of military service, Ron retired from the Marine Corps and joined the Department of Veteran Affairs where he led Compliance Assessment teams within the newly formed Oversight & Compliance group. He also served as the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Deputy Director for Network & Security Operations.

      Ron holds a Master of Business Administration in Risk Management from NYIT and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

       

      Posted December 2019
          Alex Ludwinek

          Alex Ludwinek

          Alex Ludwinek is the Director of Cyber Risk Management and IAM at Memorial Hermann Health System. In this role Alex leads governance, risk and compliance efforts along with the automated management of user accounts and access.

          Prior to his current role Alex was the Cybersecurity Engagement Manager at HP, Manager in Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Services practice and Manager in Meditology’s IT Risk Management practice. In his early career he was a server and network administrator before transitioning into information security, where he has found his home for the last 9 years.

          Alex holds a B.S. in Information Technology from RIT along with the CISSP, CRISC and CIPP certifications.

           

          Posted December 2019
              Thomas August

              Thomas August

              Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer | John Muir Health

              Tom August (CISSP, CPHIMS) is an award-winning CISO and respected industry leader with over 25 years of experience in Information Security, IT Auditing and Risk Management.   Tom has made a career of developing, implementing and managing financially-responsible cyber programs that effectively balance risk, regulatory requirements and strategic business goals.

              Tom currently serves as Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer for John Muir Health, a nationally-recognized healthcare leader comprised of two acute care hospitals, a behavioral health center and community health practices located throughout the east San Francisco bay area.  As CISO, Tom has overall responsibility for assessing, measuring, addressing and reporting on technology risk and compliance matters across the entire health system.

              Prior to joining John Muir, Tom served in leadership roles at Sharp Healthcare, Sony Corporation, Pacific Life Insurance Company, Deloitte and Ernst & Young.  Tom is a co-author of “The CISO Handbook”, an alumnus of the FBI CISO Academy, and a frequent presenter at healthcare and information security industry events.  Tom is widely-recognized for publishing a popular Information Security Buzzword Bingo Scorecard each year to highlight the need for more meaningful dialogue between information security professionals, vendors and business leaders.

               

              Posted December 2019

               

                  Pavel Slavin

                  Pavel Slavin, vice president and chief information security officer for Froedtert Health, oversees the enterprise security/cybersecurity strategy to protect the health system’s information assets.

                  With the health care sector increasingly the target of cyber threats, innovative cybersecurity technology helps the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network continue to provide uninterrupted care and protect patient information.

                  Pavel has over two decades of experience developing and operating cyber security programs. He came to Froedtert Health from Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he served as cybersecurity managing principal, creating powerful brand-differentiation through highly adaptable, business-focused security services. Pavel has also served in cyber security leadership positions at Baxter Healthcare Corporation and Health Care Service Corporation.

                  Pavel holds a degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Illinois.

                   

                  Posted December 2019
                      Michael Gomez

                      Michael Gomez

                      VP, Chief Information Security Officer | Bon Secours Mercy Health

                      Michael Gomez is VP, CISO for Bon Secours Mercy Health. In this role, he is responsible for technical security control environment and risk oversight across 7 states, 43 hospitals, 1,000 points of care, and 57,500 employees. Prior to the merger of Bon Secours and Mercy, Gomez worked at Bon Secours in various technology and security management roles spanning over 20 years. Other than healthcare provider space, Gomez has technology leadership experience in defense, computer game development and energy industries.

                      Gomez has a Master of Business Administration from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, and an undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland.  In addition, he has been certified as Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute, as a Certified Healthcare CIO by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), and as a Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner by ISC2.

                       

                      Posted December 2019

                          Todd Hill

                          Todd Hill is a member of Baptist Health’s cyber security leadership team.  He is responsible for the implementation and management of Baptist’s enterprise security architecture, threat detection & response, and vulnerability management capabilities.

                          Hill joined Baptist in March 2015 as an information security officer and transitioned into a leadership role on the team in October 2016.  Prior to joining Baptist Health, he worked in various IT leadership and project management roles for Catholic Health Initiatives and LG&E and KU Energy.

                          Hill received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Hanover College and an MBA from the University of Louisville.  He holds certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Healthcare Information Security & Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP), and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).   Hill is a member of the Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) and the Kentucky chapter of Infragard.

                          Learn more about Baptist Health at BaptistHealth.com.

                           

                          Bio updated December 2020
                              Brad Sanford

                              Brad Sanford

                              Chief Information Security Officer | Emory University and Emory Healthcare

                              Brad Sanford currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer for Emory University where he has overarching information security responsibilities for both Emory University and Emory Healthcare.  Brad has over 25 years of IT and information security leadership experience working for organizations such as Humana, Vanderbilt University, Hospital Corporation of America, and Emory University where he has focused on creating and leading Information Security programs and developing innovative Information Security solutions.  Brad was the recipient of the 2011 Healthcare Information Security Executive of the Year award for North America, and he presently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC) and the SANS Educational Advisory Board.  Brad is also an Emory University faculty member within the Rollins School of Public Health where he serves as a periodic lecturer and has taught a graduate course on Information Security and Privacy.

                               

                              Posted October 2017
                                  Kevin Hamel

                                  Kevin Hamel

                                  Kevin has nearly 25 years of experience and proven leadership in cybersecurity and IT management in the financial and healthcare sectors.  Prior to joining Baystate Health, Kevin was the Chief Information Security Officer for COCC, a managed IT services provider for banks and credit unions.  He was at COCC for over 13 years and led cyber and physical security as well as corporate risk management.  Prior to COCC, he was Vice President of Information Technology at PeoplesBank in Holyoke, and he also worked at Dow Jones & Company early in his career.

                                  Kevin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Westfield State University, and an MBA from Western New England University.  He is a Certified Information Security Manager and is a 2016 graduate of the FBI’s Citizens Academy program.  He is a member of the External IT Advisory Board at Western New England University, and is a member of the Bay Path University Cybersecurity Advisory Council.

                                  While in the financial industry, Kevin served on the FS-ISAC Education Committee, the MassBankers Cybersecurity Task Force, and frequently spoke at industry events.

                                   

                                  Posted November 2019
                                      Kathryn McClellan, CHCIO

                                      Kathryn McClellan, CHCIO

                                      An outstanding senior level executive with over 20 years’ experience in nursing, healthcare operations and information technology that spans the provider, vendor and consulting sectors. She has vast experience in operations management, strategic planning, process redesign, information system design/implementation and technology solutions that enhance patient-centered care and clincial outcomes. Excels in a complex, fast-paced environment where leadership, change, and large-scale project implementations are required.

                                       

                                      Posted May 2019