Jason Elrod is the Chief Information Security Officer at MultiCare Health System, Washington’s largest not-for-profit, community based health system. With over 35 years of experience in IT & cybersecurity, Jason is an industry authority on digital privacy, technology risk, and strategic IT leadership. He has a diverse background spanning finance, healthcare, and technology startups. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State University, a master’s degree from Harvard University, and has multiple certifications in security, technology, and business process improvement. Mr. Elrod is a sought-after speaker, board advisor, consultant, and researcher. He shares his expertise to protect sensitive data in compliance-driven sectors, with a particular focus on information security in the healthcare domain.