Chief Information Security Officer
Joey Johnson, CISO at Premise Health, is responsible for leading all organizational efforts related to security operations and engineering, IT and security compliance, identity access management, policy development, security audit, and vendor risk management to meet challenging security and compliance demands. In his six years with Premise Health, Johnson has been instrumental in implementing a proactive security and risk management environment focused organizational risk awareness that is transformative in the healthcare industry. Additionally, he has worked to develop a team driven by passion in security, with a focus on empowering and fostering women in the security field. Previously, Johnson was the CSO for the United States Department of Commerce, Office of Computer Services. He has over 18 years of experience in the cyber-security industry including leadership roles in both the public and private sectors. Johnson participates in numerous steering and advisory committees with the National Healthcare Information Sharing & Analysis Center, He serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Law and Cyberwarfare, and also works as a senior advisory member on the E-Health Initiative Federal Executive Advisory Board on Privacy & Security. He was named the 2017 Southeast U.S. CISO of the year by the National Technology Executives Network and the 2016 CISO of the Year by the Nashville Technology Council.