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 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 a finalist for Southeast Information Security Executive of the Year in 2011 and was the recipient of the 2011 Healthcare Information Security Executive of the Year award for North America. Brad Serves on the Board of Directors for the National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC) and is an active member of the Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC). Additionally, Brad serves on the SANS Educational Advisory Board and served on customer advisory boards for Lancope and TippingPoint. 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.