Daniel Nutkis is the founder and CEO for HITRUST. Mr. Nutkis has more than 20 years of experience in providing strategic advisory services in areas relating to health information technology. His recent focus has been on technologies that enable information protection and strategic business objectives. Prior to founding HITRUST, he held various positions with email encryption and e-prescribing service company Zix Corporation, including executive vice president of strategy, and president of care delivery. He was also with Ernst & Young LLP’s health care emerging technology groups as national director. He has led a number of industry research activities on eHealth vulnerabilities and has been a founding member of work groups and accreditations such as WEDI, CPRI and HISPP.