Jerry Sto. Tomas
Jerry is the Chief Information Security Officer at HealthEdge where he is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the company’s cybersecurity and enterprise IT transformation programs. With decades of experience in information technology and security, Jerry is focused on building and executing strategic programs to enable a seamless customer and employee experience while maintaining security, privacy, and compliance within HealthEdge’s evolving operating model.
Before joining HealthEdge, Jerry was the CISO at Apria Healthcare, a leading provider of home healthcare equipment and related services for 5 years, where he was responsible for the development and execution of the information security strategic roadmap and rollout of advanced security architecture and technologies. Prior to Apria, he was the head of Global Information Security at Allergan for eight years, where he established the Information Security Department and executed transformational global security programs to enable the “cloud first” strategy of the company. He was also the Chief Security Officer for Impac Mortgage and Global Information Security Advisor for Celestica, Inc. where he was involved in various aspects of information and physical security such as strategic planning, architecture design, incident response, and security audit and assessments.
Jerry studied business administration at the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines, and Colorado Technical University. He also holds a master’s degree in information assurance from Norwich University and is a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and a CISM (Certified Information Security Manager).