Corporate Information Assurance Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Health First
On September 15, 2014, Jutta Williams joined Health First as the organization's first Corporate Information Assurance Officer (CIAO) and accepted the interim role of Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) on December 1, 2014. Ms. Williams most recently served as the Director, Corporate Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer at Intermountain Healthcare, a not for profit Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Ms. Williams is a frequent speaker at national conferences, covering topics on compliance program governance, HIPAA security and privacy, healthcare information transformation and third-party information sharing risk. She has been selected to represent the provider community point of view on regulatory compliance hearings conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services, and has frequently presented to state and federal legislators on the topics of information protection and the impact of regulatory change.
Before joining Intermountain, Ms. Williams worked as a governance, risk and compliance program development consultant at Deloitte and Touche, where she helped large and small organizations in a number of industries meet their regulatory obligations and build strong security and data protection programs.
Prior to her commercial work, Ms. Williams also served for nearly 10 years with a number of federal entities in a variety of technical and leadership capacities. She graduated with highest distinction from Carnegie Mellon University earning a Master's of Science in Information Security Policy and Management, a program that focused on both the business and technology aspects of information protection and which regularly ranks as the top such program nationally.