About the Speaker
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    Gary S. Chan
    System VP & CISO, SSM Health

    Gary S. Chan helps organizations innovate, stay secure, and meet compliance using information security as the vehicle. He has architected anti-fraud systems for state agencies, led the information security teams for a large-cap technology company, leads the information security department for a large multi-state healthcare system, owns an information security consulting company, and is an evaluator and mentor for cybersecurity start-ups. He served as President of the FBI St. Louis Citizens Academy Alumni Association and is on the board of the Greater St. Louis Area Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. An adaptable individual with international experience, Gary has been based out of Asia, Europe, and the U.S. and has a refined ability to resolve conflict through negotiations and mediations. He holds four security certifications and a degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from MIT.