Stoddard Manikin joined Children's as the CISO and Director, Information Security in June 2012. Stoddard has over 20 years’ experience in information technology, security, privacy, and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Children's, Stoddard consulted for 14 years with 3 different firms including Ernst & Young, where he led the southeast area security and privacy services team as a Senior Manager.

Stoddard currently leads the information security function for Children's and oversees 3 different teams including Cyber Security, Identity & Access Management, and IT Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC for short).

Stoddard has presented at multiple conferences including Georgia HIMSS, the Healthcare Cyber Security Conference, Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) CISO Roundtable, Georgia Tech Information Security Leadership training, and the University of Michigan Archimedes Center for Medical Device Security Workshop, among others.

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, a Master's in Business Administration with Highest Honors, and maintains security certifications including HCISPP, CISM and CISSP.