Chief Information Security Officer @ MEDNAX
Mr. Donald Cox is a member of Virtual Rehab’s Advisory Board.
Mr. Cox is currently the Chief Information Security Officer at MEDNAX. Previously, he was selected as Chief Information Officer for Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
At the SAMHSA, Mr. Cox, oversees IT strategy, operations, human resources, and financial management of a Health and Human Services (HHS) Operational Division’s IT program, consisting of enterprise IT systems, data center, cloud computing, and software development contracts. Additionally, he directly coordinates with the HHS CIO Office, HHS Operational Divisions, and SAMHSA Program offices to advance the behavioral health of the nation through health IT while reducing total cost of ownership.
Don has 20 years of technology and cyber security related experience. Don has served as the Chief Information Officer and other executive roles architecting, managing and securing geographically dispersed technology systems for the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of State, Department of Labor, Homeland Security, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. In the role of President for Innava Data Solutions, he led the construction of a large multi-tenant commercial data center.
Don currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the 4th fastest growing Managed Security Services Provider, Netswitch.
Don holds a Master’s Degree with a focus on the Management of Information Technology, a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration on Information Technology; Chief Information Officer Certification, and Project Management certification. He has been recognized and received numerous accolades for his ability to identify and implement bleeding edge technology. Don is sought after to speak at conferences, be interviewed, write and peer review the work and technology of other technology professionals.