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 has also served as an instructor and periodic lecturer at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health where he taught a graduate course on Information Security and Privacy.