Gavin O’Brien is a computer scientist with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at NIST. He launched the center’s first health IT Use Case and, since early 2013, has been overseeing a use case for mobile device security.
Prior to joining the NCCoE in 2012, Mr. O’Brien spent 13 years at NIST’s IT Laboratory working on healthcare testing tools. While working with groups inside the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN), he also participates as a monitor for the IHE USA North American Connectathon.
Before his career with NIST, Mr. O’Brien worked in the startup community during the dot-com era in the mid 90s. Mr. O’Brien received a B.S. in Mathematics from Bates College and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee.