Full Name
Mr. David Finn
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Speaker Bio
David Finn’s 30+ years in risk management and control objectives of technology (including audit, security, and privacy) equip him with a deep knowledge of healthcare from both the provider and vendor perspectives. He has demonstrated leadership skills in planning, management, and control of enterprise-wide, mission-critical information technology and business processes as a member of executive leadership teams at various organizations. He has a special knack for creatively engaging all types of audiences and conveying messages that even change-resistant users listen to and remember. He is focused on creating and maintaining trust in and value from information and information systems.‪ ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Finn holds a BA degree from the University of North Dakota and a MA from Angelo State University. He currently serves on the CHIME Board of Trustees. During 2014, he worked closely with CHIME management to create and initiate the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS). In March 2016, Finn was named to the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force. This HHS task force was a requirement of Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA). In 2017, Finn joined the 405(d) Working Group under the auspices of the Office of the CIO at HHS.

He currently serves as VP at CHIME, responsible for providing programs, services and educational opportunities focused on the professional growth and development of leaders within the healthcare security, technology, and application focus areas, including their respective corporate foundations. Previously he served as EVP at CynergisTek, a top-ranked security provider in healthcare; HIT Officer, Symantec; Vice President and CIO/Privacy and Information Security Officer, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Integrated Delivery System; Executive Vice President, Healthlink (formerly IMG). His Board experience, in addition to both CHIME and HIMSS, also includes ISACA Professional Influence and Advocacy Committee member; Healthcare for the Homeless - - Houston; and the Patient Care Intervention Center.
David Finn