Bob Chaput is one of the healthcare cybersecurity industry’s most innovative business leaders, providing a strategic approach to healthcare leaders on how to operationalize cybersecurity in their healthcare organizations. Bob is the chief executive officer of Clearwater Compliance, a top-ranked, award-winning provider of healthcare cyber risk management solutions, exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. As a leading authority on healthcare cybersecurity and enterprise risk management, Bob has supported hundreds of hospitals and health systems, including Fortune 100 organizations and other federal government institutions. Chaput’s enterprise risk management expertise and insights are frequenty featured in many of the country’s top healthcare cybersecurity publications, such as The Wall Street Journal Pro Cybersecurity. His company is the exclusive corporate sponsor for the Most Wired Survey, a research and benchmarking study of how U.S. hospitals technology measures up.
Bob has nearly 40 years of combined healthcare and cybersecurity experience, managing complex projects for more than 500 clients. Chaput has been responsible for the security of and associated regulatory compliance of some of the world’s largest healthcare networking and computing infrastructures. His direct responsibility and customer experience include safeguarding some of the world’s largest HR, Benefits and healthcare databases, requiring the highest levels of security for employers, healthcare providers, health plans and governments.
Selected by the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) as part of a wide-ranging, first-of-its-kind risk assessment project, Bob’s company is helping to create best practices focusing on wireless IV medical infusion pumps. In addition, his company just announced a new partnership with Intel.