About the Speaker
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    Mark Eggleston
    VP, Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer, Health Partners Plans

    Mark Eggleston is a senior executive specializing in security and privacy programs. His unique background and expertise in IT program and people management, combined with his diverse experience in healthcare, has positioned him as a thought leader and frequent speaker.

    Mark currently serves as Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Privacy Officer, at Health Partners Plans, a Philadelphia-based health insurance company. He leads the maturation of various security technologies and privacy initiatives and manages a business continuity and disaster recovery program.

    He started his professional career serving as a Program Manager and Psychotherapist at a hospital serving children and adolescents. Later, he helped develop a HIPAA privacy and security compliance program for a geographically dispersed health care provider organization and later, a local health plan.

    Mark has an undergrad degree in Psychology, a Masters in Social Work, and a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in MIS, and maintains GSEC, CHPS, and CISSP certifications. He is also a founding chair adviser for the CyberEdBoard Global Community.