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Krannert Executive Forum - Robert Zimmerman

Robert Zimmerman

Robert Zimmerman

Managing Director
Inforistec Group

Robert has almost 30 years of experience in information systems development and technology risk management in the healthcare, financial, and public sectors with Andersen Consulting, Deloitte and now Inforistec Group. He has developed multiple successful technology, business process and audit services around project risk management, Sarbanes controls readiness and regulatory compliance.  As a Deloitte Partner, he served as regional project risk services and IT audit leader as well as a regional and national diversity leader.  As an entrepreneur and business leader his current focus is on developing innovative and efficient approaches to mitigating and preventing the myriad of risks from the growth and increasing prevalence of Health IT.  He has been one of the drivers in the development and launch of the HIPAA HITECH Express security and privacy compliance solution, as well as the QI EXPRESS platform for enhancing and managing healthcare quality and certification.

Robert speaks and writes regularly on Health IT and HIPAA security and privacy issues.  He is also one of the founders of the Maryland Health Tech Coalition bringing together a wide spectrum of healthcare individuals and companies to build a Health IT ecosystem in the Baltimore Washington area. He has a B.S. from University of Maryland and a M.S. from Purdue University.