This Week Health

David Houlding

Director, Global Healthcare Security and Compliance Strategy


Highly experienced and deep expertise across healthcare, cloud, security, privacy, compliance, blockchain, and AI including guiding optimal healthcare use of cloud, reducing costs, ensuring security / privacy / compliance, reliability, and how to make cloud work best for healthcare. Extensive experience in accelerating mission critical healthcare solutions to the cloud including EHR's and health plan core administration systems. Leading the global compliance scale program for Microsoft Healthcare in close collaboration with HITRUST. Currently serving as Global Director of Business Strategy for Healthcare at Microsoft responsible for leading the strategy and development of innovative new Provider/Payor, Pharma, MedTech, and Retail/Pharmacy solutions for healthcare industry worldwide, and establishing new key healthcare capabilities for Microsoft, working closely with Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and top global partners to create, launch and accelerate sales growth globally. Prior to this served 3+ years as Director, Strategic & Healthcare Engagements at Microsoft Azure responsible for leading an expert team to accelerate key strategic healthcare partners to Azure, Marketplace, and GTM jumpstart programs to accelerate growth globally. Healthcare partners span provider, payer, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences segments worldwide. Extensive leadership, advocacy, partner and customer executive briefings on healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, compliance, blockchain, alleviating concerns and mitigating risk to pave the way for healthcare to maximize use of Microsoft solutions, and realization of associated benefits.

Extensive thought leadership for the healthcare and cybersecurity industries globally. Strong communications, public speaking, and social media presence. Presented keynotes, sessions, panels at numerous major industry conferences including HIMSS, HITRUST, ISMG Healthcare Security, Distributed Health, and many more (see Publications). Published extensive interviews, videos, podcasts, webinars, articles, and blogs in major trade journals including Journal of Precision Medicine, Healthcare Info Security, Blockchain in Healthcare Today, Data Breach Today, Health Data Management, VentureBeat, Healthcare Technology Online, and Becker's Healthcare, etc.

Proven track record for innovation with 5 patents granted by USPTO. CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), and CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional). Master of Applied Science in Data Compression and Digital Signal Processing from Simon Fraser University, Canada.



Transform Healthcare - One Connection at a Time

© Copyright 2024 Health Lyrics All rights reserved