Panel 3: What We Can Learn from Other Industries

Interoperability is not a new concept. Other industries have addressed the technical and business challenges of communicating between different systems. From ensuring our national security, to streamlining the movie business and global finance, to uniting the cable industry through a not-for profit R&D consortium – there are learnings that can apply to health care. Hear from these industry leaders about challenges they faced, lessons learned and ideas for innovation that could benefit our health care system today.

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Harry Greenspun, MD
Senior Advisor for Health Care Transformation & Technology
Deloitte Center for Health Solutions

Harry Greenspun, M.D., is the Senior Advisor for Health Care Transformation & Technology at the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions (DCHS), part of Deloitte LLP. He has held a diverse range of clinical and executive roles, and is now responsible for helping Deloitte’s health care, life sciences, and government clients address key health information technology (IT) and clinical transformation issues. Prior to joining Deloitte, he served as Chief Medical Officer for Dell Inc., after serving as Chief Medical Officer for Northrop Grumman Corporation. Distinguished co-author of “Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery,” Dr. Greenspun is recognized as a leader in the health care industry and has been named one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. He serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Digital Health, and has served on advisory boards for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Tufts University, George Mason University, and Bloomberg/BNA. As the Chairman of the HIMSS Government Relations Roundtable and as co-chair of the HIMSS task force responsible for creating the white paper entitled, “Enabling Healthcare Reform Using Information Technology,” Dr. Greenspun has made recommendations to the Obama Administration and U.S. Congress on the importance of health care IT investment to the nation. Dr. Greenspun received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from the University of Maryland, and completed his residency and fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, serving as chief resident. As a cardiac anesthesiologist, he has practiced in major academic medical centers, as well as community hospitals.


Dick Green, PhD
Director of Liberty Global Corporation and Shaw Communications Inc.
Former President and CEO of CableLabs

Dr. Richard Green is the former President and CEO of CableLabs. Before joining CableLabs, Dr. Green served as an executive for three television networks, ABC, CBS and PBS.  He was the Director of the CBS Advanced TV Technology Laboratory and served as Chief Technical Officer for PBS.  Prior to his television career he joined the faculty of the University of Washington as an Assistant Professor.  During his residency in Seattle he also served as a senior member of the technical staff of the Geo-Astrophysics Laboratory, a component of the Boeing Scientific Research Laboratory.

Dr. Green has been actively involved in forming and participating in standards-setting organizations for the telecommunication industries. He helped organize and establish the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) in the U.S. He has also chaired numerous Committees in the International Communication Union (ITU) including the group that developed Recommendation 601, a world- wide television standard for digital signals. He is the former chairman of SG9, an ITU-T committee which developed the worldwide standards for broadband and VOIP services.

Dr. Green is currently a Director of Liberty Global Corporation and Shaw Communications Inc. He is a Senior Fellow of the Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado.  He is a recipient of several prestigious awards.  The most recent is an Emmy awarded in 2012 by the National Academy of Television Art and Sciences citing lifetime achievement for development of television technology. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, an M.S. in Physics from the State University of New York in Albany, as well as a B.S. in Physics from Colorado College. Green is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Sid Fuchs
President and CEO
MacAulay-Brown, Inc.

Since 2011, Sid Fuchs has been the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company headquartered in Dayton, OH with 2,000 employees worldwide that provides innovative engineering and advanced technical solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal agencies.  He is a nationally recognized business leader and National Security authority with over 25 years experience in government, industry, and academia with a focus on developing exceptional teams, strategies, operations and results.

Prior to MacB, he was the Chief Executive Officer and a director of ATS Corporation (NYSE Amex: ATSC), a Government IT Services leader in software and systems development, systems integration, network engineering, IT infrastructure operations, and strategic consulting serving the Defense, Intelligence, Public Safety, and Federal Civilian Agencies markets. ATS Corporation was acquired by Salient Federal Solutions in 2011.

In 2007, he was recruited by John F. Lehman & Company (JFLCO), a leading mid market private equity firm focused on the Defense and Maritime industries, to be the president and CEO and a director of OAO Technology Solutions (OAOT), a global provider of Managed IT services and solutions to Fortune 500® companies, global outsourcers, and government agencies in over 200 locations worldwide.  Under Mr. Fuchs’ leadership, OAOT doubled its profitability, increased revenue and expanded market share.  As a result, he enabled JFLCO to realize an investment return by positioning OAOT for a successful sale in January 2010 to Platinum Equity, one of the largest private equity firms in the world with over $27B in aggregate portfolio company revenue.

Prior to OAOT, Mr. Fuchs was a corporate vice president and officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), a Fortune 100® Aerospace and Defense company with over $30B in annual revenues where he held the position of president and CEO of TASC, Inc., a Northrop Grumman subsidiary providing systems development, engineering and operations expertise to Intelligence and Defense agencies.  Under his leadership, TASC grew organically from $450M to over $1.2B in annual revenue with 5,000 employees in four years and received numerous commendations for their significant contributions to our Nation’s global security efforts.  He was also president of Northrop Grumman Information Technology’s Civilian Agencies Group, a $1.4B unit delivering IT services to the Healthcare, Homeland Security, Public Safety, and Federal Civilian markets, and led that unit to post first time growth and new contract wins in several years.  Prior to Northrop Grumman, he was the director of Global Strategic Services at Rational Software Corporation (NASDAQ: RATL) and led teams that were responsible for the design and implementation of complex commercial and government software systems throughout the world. Mr. Fuchs was also the Director of Advanced Programs at Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) and Digital Equipment Corporation (NYSE:DEC), where his product sales and engineering teams supported the defense and intelligence communities and consistently exceeded performance targets.

Mr. Fuchs is a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, having served at domestic and foreign posts and also on assignment with the US Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). As an operations officer, foreign nuclear weapon and ballistic missile systems analyst, and program manager for several large-scale, multi-billion dollar space and ground based intelligence collection and communication systems, he participated in and led missions of National and global importance. He is a graduate of the CIA Special Operations and Training School and has received commendations and recognition from the Director of Central Intelligence, the US Defense and Intelligence Community, and other government organizations in the US and abroad.

In 2012, Mr. Fuchs was inducted into the Louisiana State University College of Engineering Hall of Distinction in recognition of his lifetime of achievements and contributions to the engineering profession.  In 2010, Mr. Fuchs was given a commission by Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell to the Global Strategies Council, an interstate advisory body that serves as an advocate for 13 Southern states on international economic development including trade, immigration, investment, education and transportation.  From 2008 to 2010, he was a member of the Defense Science Board (DSB) Intelligence Task Force, an appointment he received from the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, where he was a co-author of the DSB report Operations Research Applications for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance”.  Upon nomination by the White House in 2002, he received an appointment by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld to the Board of Visitors,National Defense University (NDU) as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow, where he served until 2012.  In 2000, the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition selected him for a Tri-Service Assessment Team for the Future Combat Systems program. He continues to support and participate in various strategic planning exercises and special projects for the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.

Mr. Fuchs is the current Chairman of the LSU Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Board of Advisors.  He is the former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Tower Club Tyson’s Corner (2009 to 2013) and a former director of Camber Corporation, Applied Research Associates, Roam Secure, Inc., and Geocent, Inc.  He has consulted for several public and private corporations and private equity firms and continues to advise various government and industry officials.  He is a former board member of the CEO Panel for the Information Technology Association of America, AFCEA International, the NRO Senior Advisory Panel, Millennium Bank, the Joint Military Intelligence College Foundation, and the Fairfax County Public Library Foundation. In 2000, he established the first scholarship fund for the e-Commerce Program at the Northern Virginia Community College and was the Chairman of the American Heart Association’s 2000 Young Executive’s Campaign.

He earned BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University and has completed executive programs at the University of Virginia Darden School, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Harvard University, and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Stephen Katz

Founder and Owner
Security Risk Solutions LLC

Stephen Katz is the Founder and Owner of Security Risk Solutions LLC and serves as its President. Mr. Katz has been associated with information security for over twenty-five years. He has more than thirty years of experience in establishing, building and directing information security and privacy functions. Mr. Katz serves as a Business Advisor for Voltage Security, Inc. He serves as an Executive Advisor to Deloitte. He serves as an Advisor of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS/ISAC). He served as Chief Information Security Officer at JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Katz served as Senior Security Executive for JP Morgan, Citibank and Citigroup since 1985. He served as Chief Information Security Officer Interim at Kaiser Permanente. He also served as the Chief Information Security, Privacy Officer and Senior Security Executive of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. He served as the Financial Services Sector Coordinator for Critical Infrastructure Protection since 1998. Mr. Katz is a prominent figure in network security. He joined Citibank/Citigroup in 1995 and served as its Chief Information Security Officer. He served at Citibank, Coopers & Lybrand and Citigroup and served top security policy positions at J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch. He organized and managed the Information Security Program at JP Morgan for ten years. Mr. Katz founded the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center and serves as its Chairman. Mr. Katz served as Head of Advisory Board at Cogentric, Inc. He serves as a Director of nCircle Network Security Inc. He has been a Member of Advisory Board at Fortscale Security Ltd. since January 08, 2014, Triumfant, Inc. since November 2012 and Xceedium, Inc. since December 2012. He serves as a Member of the Advisory Board at Vormetric, Inc. He serves as Director of ClearPoint Metrics, Inc. He serves as a Member of the Advisory Board at Voltage Security Inc. He serves as a Technology Advisory Board Member of Phoenix Technologies. He has been Member of Business Strategy & Development Focus Team at Veracode, Inc., since April 2007 and serves as its Member of Advisory Board. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board at TrustMe Security Inc. and Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board of CSO Magazine and Center for Education and Research for Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) at Purdue University. He has been a Member of Advisory Board at Veriphyr Incorporated since July 26, 2011. He served as a Member of Advisory Board at Ounce Labs, Inc. since August 2004. Mr. Katz is also a Member of the (ISC)² Americas Advisory Board for Information Systems Security. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Roundtable-BITS Security and Risk Assessment Committee, and member of both the New York Clearinghouse Banks Data Security Officers Committee and the Securities Industry Association Information Security Committee. He is Chairman of the American Bankers Association Information Systems Security Committee. He has spoken at numerous industry conferences. He is universally regarded as a thought leader in the discipline and was called to testify before the United States Congress on the topic of information security. Mr. Katz was awarded the Information Security Executive Luminary Leadership Award from the Executive Alliance in 2006.