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About the Speaker
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    Brian Coleman
    Associate CIO, Information Security Officer , University of Massachusetts Medical School

    Brian is a seasoned leader, Chief Information Security Officer, and IT executive. His experience spans Insurance, Financial Services, Health Care, and Cloud Security. His specialty is optimizing Information Security and Risk Management / Compliance organizations, his passion is employee mentorship, continuous improvement and process development and redesign. Brian has a proven track record of building best-in-class Information Security Programs and highly effective Security and Compliance teams. On numerous occasions, he has successfully navigated the often contentious waters of maturing Information Security while considering business costs and risks. Brian's expertise spans complex legal and compliance matters, all facets of risk management to a deep understanding of the technical elements that drive Information Security. Brian prides himself on leading effective and cohesive teams and enjoys coaching and mentoring others towards reaching their career and life goals. Brian has achieved his Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certifications. Brian is an engaging and effective speaker and has presented at numerous information security and privacy forums.