Advisory Committee Member
Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Areas of Expertise
Cybersecurity Strategies, Managing Threats & Vulnerabilities, Risk Assessment Tools, Cybersecurity Leadership, Legal & Compliance Issues, Cyber Hygiene, Responding to the Cyber Crisis, Managing Implementation
Rizwan A. Jan, CISSP, PCIP, CTPRP, is the Vice President, Chief Information Officer at The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) For the Advancement of Military Medicine. Jan is a dynamic technology and security executive leading an extensive strategic digital transformation to simplify and modernize the technology architecture within HJF.
Jan has held several leadership roles in the research and healthcare industry and has spent close to two decades in the planning, development, delivery and monitoring of technical solutions that address the needs of Fortune 500 companies and not-for-profit organizations.
Most recently, as the Chief Information Security Officer for HJF, Jan erected a robust Global Information Security Office to protect HJF’s information according to Federal cybersecurity regulations. The office ensures the stability and security of HJF’s information assets and infrastructure.
Jan takes an active role in providing his professional perspective to industry challenges in community forums such as Gartner, a research and advisory company, (ISC)², an international nonprofit association for leading information security leaders and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) CSX Working Group. He also serves on the Enterprise Mobility Advisory Board, Mid-Atlantic CIO Forum, and the University of South Florida – MUMA College of Business Advisory Committee on Cybersecurity for Executive Education.
Jan is a thought leader whose insight and knowledge are featured in industry media outlets and speaking engagements. Jan holds a B.A. in Business Administration (Finance), from Frostburg State University and holds a variety of technical professional certifications including Certified Information Systems and Security Professional (CISSP) certification, Certified Third-Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) from Shared Assessments, and formally a Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP), Internal Security Assessor from the PCI Security Standards Council.