About the Speaker
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    Garrett Whitney
    CIO, Delta Dental of Washington

    Garrett Whitney is the Chief Information Officer at Delta Dental of Washington, the largest dental benefits provider in Washington State. He developed a passion for technology at an early age by learning to program Pascal, C, and 8086 Assembly languages prior to graduating high school. Garrett is a veteran of the United States Navy, specializing in Electronic Warfare, and developed his systems and security engineering skills with an embedded software start-up in the 3G mobile telecommunications sector before joining Delta Dental in 2002. His current areas of focus include transitioning the organization to a product management model and developing the DevSecOps capabilities, building data driven decision making across teams through advanced analytics capabilities, and leveraging technology for automation to optimize operating cost structure.