Prior to joining the SmarTek21 Group of Companies, Andrew was a seasoned healthcare professional as VP Strategy, Risk and Innovation at Kaiser Permanente, where he was an executive member of the Technology Risk Organization. Leading 450+ security, governance and risk management professionals, he architected a $1Bn project driver to improve patient identity management and security. Andrew was co-chair of the Information Privacy and Security-working group, and lead executive of the Privacy and Security committee. Partnering with Chief Medical Officers, CISO, CRO, CTOs and Risk Managers, Andy spearheaded development of real time risk reporting and risk prioritization programs for Kaiser. Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Andrew was with JP Morgan Chase as CTO and CSIO for Corporate Systems oversighting investments in Enterprise-Scale systems. Andrew received his formal education in England in Strategy, Banking, and Finance from the University of Bournemouth.