Julian Mihai

Julian Mihai

Penn Medicine
CISO

Julian Mihai is serving as the Chief Information Security Officer at Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, a leading academic medical center based in Philadelphia, PA. Julian is an information security leader with extensive experience in the industry. He is responsible for all aspects of the enterprise cybersecurity program across clinical, research, and education lines of business. Prior to joining Penn Medicine, he held multiple senior and technical leadership roles in enterprise cybersecurity and technology at the Cleveland Clinic, HCSC/Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL, Microsoft, Motorola, and several technology startups.
Julian positions cybersecurity as a key enabler of the organization’s mission, in addition to its more traditional role in risk management. He has helped multiple organizations transform lagging security functions into cutting-edge cybersecurity programs that drive competitive advantage. He is passionate about collaboration with the security community to disrupt the status quo and leapfrog the industry into the future. As a thought leader, he enjoys advising security technology companies, as well as speaking at leading security and healthcare technology conferences on emerging topics in cybersecurity.
Julian holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest.

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