Robert started his career almost 30 years ago with Andersen Consulting as an information technology consultant. As a Deloitte Partner, he served as regional project risk services and IT audit leader as well as a regional and national diversity leader. As an entrepreneur and business leader his current focus is on developing innovative and efficient security and privacy for the healthcare industry. To that end, Robert has been one of the drivers in the creation of QI Express and the development and launch of HIPAA HITECH Express, a smart tech solution that helps organizations achieve ongoing HIPAA compliance, provides continuous security protection, and preserves patient confidence. Robert is also the Executive Director of the HTA Foundation that provides security and IT governance solutions to small and medium healthcare organizations, who may not have the technical expertise or financial resources to implement required risk management systems. The HTA Foundation recently rolled out the HTA Cyber solution set that includes threat intelligence, data breach prevention, security readiness and ongoing monitoring that every small and medium business can understand and use.
A co-founder of the Maryland Health Tech Coalition, a collaboration of over 600 healthcare organizations and individuals, Robert speaks on healthcare data security, and remains active on a range of topics from business to personal motivation.
Specialties: Building and growing organizations; Developing new and innovative technology solutions; Creating innovative IT governance, risk and compliance methods; Team building, leadership and diversity
Areas of Expertise:
- Cyber Security for Smaller Organizations
- Health IT Risk Management
- Healthcare Compliance and IT Security Audits
- Information Technology Risk and Control
- Security Risk Assessments and Reviews
- Enterprise Security Program Development
- Security Awareness and Training