THE ROCKET RIDE OF SUCCESSES, FAILURES AND LIFE AFTER
Jesus Laz Montano - Former CISO at MassMutual, Metlife and Voya Financial
A Career spanning...
The story of the CISO that took on the responsibility to create a single approach on strategy, programs, and priorities to drive more efficiency and effectiveness for his company.
Paul Connelly is Vice President of Information Protection & Security and Chief Information Security Officer for HCA Healthcare. He leads the teams and programs for Cyber Security, Privacy, Identity & Access, Information Lifecycle Management, and Physical Security that protect the company’s 185 hospitals, more than 1200 outpatient and Physician clinics, 260,000 employees, and 31 million patient encounters each year.
Paul started as an information security analyst at the National Security Agency in 1984, spent nine years as Chief Information Security Officer at the White House, and six years as a partner leading an information security audit and consulting group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has led HCA’s program since 2002.
Highlights of Paul’s career include:
Paul is a graduate of the Naval War College National Security Studies program, has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Resource Economics from the University of Florida, and is part of the Leadership Nashville class of 2018. He is a member of the board of directors for Dismas House, a Nashville not-for-profit supporting men returning from incarceration.