Omar Khawaja, MBA, MS  

Omar Khawaja has experience delivering, developing, and managing security solutions for startups, service providers, consulting firms, and enterprises. Omar is currently Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Highmark Health, an integrated health care delivery and financing system, employing more than 40,000 people and serving 50 million Americans. Prior to Highmark Health, Omar was at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, where he had responsibility for their portfolio of security solutions with customers in 72 countries. Omar currently serves on the boards of Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the FAIR Institute, Leadership Pittsburgh and Action Housing; is the Chair of the Governing Body of Evanta, on the CISO Workgroup of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and as adjunct faculty for the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) program at Carnegie Mellon University.

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