Chief Information Security Officer
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 20 years of IT experience working for organizations such as Humana, Vanderbilt University, HCA, and Emory. For the past 14 years Brad has focused on creating and leading Information Security programs and implementing and managing innovative Information Security solutions within these organizations. 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 currently serves on SANS’ Educational Advisory Board, Lancope’s Customer Advisory Board, Tipping Point’s Customer Advisory Board and is also an active member of the Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC).