Gary Palgon

Vice President, Healthcare and Life Sciences Solutions
Liaison Healthcare Informatics
With more than 25 years of experience in the IT security, healthcare and SaaS industries, Gary Palgon, CISSP, is an industry expert in cloud-based solutions for healthcare data integration and management. As VP Sales & Marketing for Health Care & Life Sciences at Liaison, unique blend of expertise in the technical and business aspects of healthcare, data security and electronic has enabled him to develop and expand Liaison’s data-inspired solutions for the healthcare and life sciences verticals. As a trusted expert, he works with ACOs and CINs to implement cloud-based Big Data integration solutions that meet the needs of today’s outcomes-based healthcare market, provide vital business intelligence across the care network and deliver future-proof solutions to meet tomorrow’s integration needs. Before his work at Liaison, Palgon served as VP, Product Management at nuBridges, Inc. for nearly 10 years, prior to its acquisition by Liaison. There, Palgon spearheaded e-business and data security solutions for B2B electronic collaboration, including being the first to market with enterprise PCI encryption and key management, COTS tokenization and cloud-based tokenization services. As a respected thought leader in the healthcare IT industry, Palgon has had numerous articles published, is a frequent speaker at conferences, and often serves as a knowledgeable resource for analysts and journalists. His prolific and consistent contributions to the advancement of healthcare IT earned him a prominent spot on the crowdsourced #HIT100 list in 2012 and 2013. He holds a U.S. Patent for “System and methods for format preserving tokenization of sensitive information.” He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives. Palgon earned a HIPPA & HITECH Privacy for Business Associates Certificate and a Bachelor of Computer & Information Sciences degree from the University of Florida.


in health and IT meet.