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Ryan Witt

Industries Solutions and Strategy Leader


Ryan Witt is the Managing Director and Resident CISO, Industries Solutions and Strategy Leader at Proofpoint.

Healthcare cybersecurity leader with 15+ years of experience of advising healthcare institutions on value of robust data protection to enable success in the new health economy. A Xerox-trained sales consultant focused on leveraging data security as a differentiator to drive healthcare change transformation. A recognized healthcare cybersecurity speaker, moderator, panelist and blogger who works extensively with HIMSS, CHIME, AEHIS, WEDI, and IDC. Logical thinker and strong communicator with a demonstrable track record of career progression and leadership excellence:

Vice President & General Manager, Healthcare Industry Practice, Fortinet – responsible for healthcare cybersecurity sales, strategy, solutions, and go to market delivery.

Leader, Healthcare and Industry Practice, Juniper Networks – responsible for healthcare network security sales, strategy, solutions, and go to market delivery.

Chairperson, Juniper Networks Healthcare Advisory Board Advisory Board – board consists of 12-15 CIO, CISO, CTOs to guide company’s healthcare cybersecurity strategy.

Recognized HealthIT Subject Matter Expert – Co-Chair of WEDI Security & Privacy Workgroup, Association for Executives of Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS - a CHIME company) Board Member, WEDI Report 2013 Contributor, Member of #HIT100 “most influential tweeters in digital health”, frequent speaker, moderator, panelist.

Experience Summary: Senior Vice President Sales, Vice President Sales, Managing Director, Channel Management, Sales Director, Sales Leader, Vice President Marketing, Inside Sales Management, Healthcare Industry Practice Leader,

Skills Summary: Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Health IT, Sales Growth, New Business, Change Agent, Sales Management, Global Operations, P&L Management, Enterprise Sales, High Value Sales, Sales Leadership, Software Sales, Solutions Sales, Cloud

Marketing Summary: Moderator, Panelist, Blogger, Twitter (@WittRZ)


Amplify great thinking to propel healthcare forward and raise up the next generation of health leaders.

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