Cliff Baker is an industry leader in healthcare information technology, privacy and security, and has over 20 years of industry experience. In his dedication to the industry and passion to tackle many of its most challenging risks, Cliff has created solutions that are leveraged and used by organizations across the nation. He is the founder and CEO of two successful companies that provide information protection services to healthcare organizations including many of the nation's leading provider, payer and business associate organizations. Cliff also led the creation of the HITRUST framework, which is the most broadly adopted healthcare security and privacy framework in the industry. Cliff started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he established and lead the firm's first dedicated healthcare security practice. He is a published author on database security and various whitepapers and is a frequent speaker at compliance related conferences.