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Mike Nelson

Vice President of IoT Security
DigiCert
Mike Nelson is the VP of Healthcare and Automotive at DigiCert, a leader in digital security. In this role, Mike oversees the company’s strategic market development for the various critical infrastructure industries securing highly sensitive networks and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including healthcare, transportation, industrial operations, and smart grid and smart city implementations. Mike frequently consults with organizations, contributes to media reports, participates in industry standards bodies, and speaks at industry conferences about how technology can be used to improve cyber security for critical systems and the people who rely upon them. Before joining DigiCert, Mike led a consulting practice focused on using collaboration to solve complex industry problems at Leavitt Partners, a health intelligence company founded by Mike Leavitt, the former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Before joining Leavitt Partners, he served as a senior manager for GE Healthcare, where his team developed advanced IT solutions aimed at enhancing patient outcomes while reducing costs. Nelson began his career at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where he ultimately served as the Director of the National Electronic Health Record Initiative, a Medicare demonstration project focused on using HIT in meaningful ways to improve quality and lower costs for Medicare patients.