Erik Decker

Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer, The University of Chicago Medicine

Erik Decker is the Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer for the University of Chicago Medicine. He is the industry lead for a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) task group of more than 150 industry experts across the country for implementing the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP). He is also a member of the Executive Council of the Health Sector Coordinating Council, a joint public-private partnership group tasked with protecting Critical Infrastructure, as defined under the National Infrastructure Protection Plan. He was also awarded the 2017 Chicago CISO of the Year in October, 2017.