Dr. Gordon W Romney
CISO and HIPAA Security Officer
Dr. Gordon W. Romney, CISO and HIPAA Security Officer at eVisit Inc., is a computer scientist and Certified Ethical Hacker who helped establish the San Diego region as the Cyber Harbor of the world. eVisit was designated the Forrester Wave 2021 Solo Leader in Virtual Care. His passion is simplifying processes. He joined eVisit following his tenure as Professor and Director of the Center for CyberSecurity Engineering and Technology at the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering at the University of San Diego, Dean of Cybersecurity for the University of Phoenix, and architect and founder of the National University MS Cyber Security and Information Assurance program which produced over five hundred graduates. Gordon is a three-time nominee for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for his seminal work in 3D Computer Graphics, has authored seventy-two peer-reviewed publications, is a Senior Member of IEEE, and is affiliated with ACM, ASEE, CIGO, HIMSS, ISSA, and IAPP. In 2015 Gordon was appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Cyber Security Hall of Fame which is tasked with nominating new members to its Hall of Fame, including luminaries such as Diffie, Rivest, Shamir, Adleman, and Schou. He graduated in Physics from Princeton University and was awarded a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah under Dr. Ivan E. Sutherland and Dr. David C. Evans.