Matthew Mellen is a Security Architect and Healthcare Solution Lead at Palo Alto Networks, the next-generation security company maintaining trust in the digital age by helping tens of thousands of organizations worldwide prevent cyber breaches. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, he led an information security operations team at a large hospital network in the San Francisco Bay Area. In his role there as the IT Security Manager, he managed security programs in the areas of compliance, incident response, threat and vulnerability management and identity and access management. He also facilitated external audits and was a primary member of the Major Computer Incident Response Team at the hospital.
Prior to his work in the healthcare industry, Mr. Mellen worked as a consultant, helping large complex organizations introduce technology and processes that make information security easier and more effective.
Mr. Mellen holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Bowdoin College and a master’s degree in Digital Security from Golden Gate University.