Imprivata's authentication, access management and secure communications solutions for healthcare improve provider productivity for better focus on patient care.

10 Maguire Road, Lexington, MA 02421
10 Maguire Road
Lexington, MA 02421

Imprivata, the leader in healthcare IT security, enables secure access and collaboration for two million healthcare users worldwide. As the #1 independent provider of single sign-on and access management solutions for healthcare, Imprivata OneSign® Single Sign-On is exclusively endorsed by American Hospital Association (AHA) and recognized by Gartner and KLAS. The company hospitals trust with securing their patient information now offers Imprivata Cortext™, the healthcare industry’s first free, HIPAA compliant text messaging solution designed for physicians and nurses. Imprivata serves 1,300 hospitals in partnership with over 200 EMR and technology infrastructure vendors around the world.

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Technology is the great separator in the opioid addiction crisis
Friday, November 20, 2015
In his New York Times op-ed, “How Doctors Helped Drive the Addiction Crisis, (Nov. 7, 2015),” Richard Friedman called for a sea-change within the medical profession to combat the growing addiction cri
You can track your steps but your doctor can’t: what needs to change for healthcare to embrace mobile
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Do you know how many steps you’ve taken today? If so, you’re joining millions of Americans who are embracing mobile technology to improve their health. Healthcare providers aren’t among those millions
Ask the experts: positive patient identification
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Proper patient identity management is increasingly ranked as one of the top priorities for mitigating healthcare risk, as inaccurate patient identification compromises the integrity of patient informa
How Saint Mary’s Hospital improved patient safety with secure communications: 5 essential steps
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Outdated communication technologies such as paging, fax, email, and phone calls delay the delivery of patient care, impact provider productivity, and reduce patient satisfaction. To solve these proble
E-prescribing reaches critical mass: New technology eases compliance with DEA regulations while streamlining prescription workflows
Monday, October 19, 2015
When the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) introduced regulations for electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) in 2010, many providers worried that EPCS’s strict security stipulation
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Meet Our Management Team

Omar Hussain
President and CEO

Omar Hussain is the President and CEO of Imprivata. With a proven track record of leading large and small companies through explosive phases of growth, Omar is widely recognized as a visionary driving the convergence of market, product and clinical trends in healthcare. During his more than 25 years in executive leadership roles, Omar has consistently identified and leveraged trends to develop new markets and build high-growth companies.

Before joining Imprivata, Omar was the founder and CEO of Anchorsilk, an e-commerce software company spun out of Compuware, where he was GM of its Windows Tools and Testing business. Serving in senior executive leadership roles, Omar has led the marketing, product, and business development efforts for various start-ups including NuMega, at which he facilitated the acquisition by Compuware, and Open Environment Corporation, where he led the company through a successful public offering and subsequent acquisition by Borland.

David Ting
Founder and CTO

Named one of Infoworld's Top 25 CTOs of 2006, David has more than 20 years of experience in developing advanced imaging software and systems for high security, high-availability systems. Prior to founding Imprivata he developed biometric applications for government programs and web-based applications for secure document exchange. David was formerly the technical manager of Kodak's Boston Technology Center, a systems development group for Eastman Kodak. He managed an engineering group that developed the software platform used in most of Kodak's digital photography products including Photo CD print applications.

Prior to that position, he managed Atex System's Imaging Department, where he was responsible for the first full color output system used in the newspaper industry. David has been involved in a number of start-up ventures including Lexidata, Inc., and Delphax Systems, now a division of Xerox. Most recently, he was the chief architect for eCopyIt, an internet infrastructure company offering distributed document capture and direct delivery of documents. He was a member of the scientific staff at the BNR/INRS Labs in Montreal, a collaborative research institution jointly operated by Bell-Northern Research and University of Quebec. He holds eight patents and has several patents pending.

Jeff Kalowski
Chief Financial Officer

Jeff has over twenty years of high technology experience, both at technology vendors and in public accounting. Prior to joining Imprivata, Jeff was the CFO at ProfitLogic, Inc., where he was responsible for all the financial and administrative operations from its early stages through rapid growth to profitability and ultimately its acquisition by Oracle. Before ProfitLogic he served as CFO of Torrent Systems, where he facilitated the company’s acquisition by Ascential Software. Prior to Torrent, Jeff held CFO positions at various hardware, enterprise software and interactive entertainment technology companies, namely, Looking Glass Technologies, Beyond Incorporated, Magna Computer Corporation, and Cadmus Computer Corporation.

Tom Brigiotta
Senior VP, WW Sales and Field Operations

As Imprivata's SVP for worldwide sales and field operations, Tom brings twenty years of international technology sales experience to guide Imprivata's sales and field operations across the globe. He has a strong track record of building world-class sales operations, having most recently served as the SVP of world-wide field operations for StreamServe, Inc., a leading provider of dynamic enterprise publishing software solutions.

Prior to StreamServe, Tom was with Cadence Design Systems, a global provider of electronic design automation (EDA) solutions with over $1.5 billion in annual revenues.  In his fifteen-plus year tenure, Tom held several high-profile field management positions in North America and Europe, most recently serving as the organization’s Vice President of European Sales and Marketing.

Tom’s career began as a digital design engineer at Texas Instruments.

Clay Ritchey
Chief Marketing Officer

Clay Ritchey brings more than 15 years of experience driving growth and innovation in healthcare technology and services organizations to Imprivata where he serves as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer.  In this role, Clay is responsible for driving Imprivata’s global growth and product strategy while leading the development and execution of the company’s marketing strategy to cultivate opportunities in new and existing markets.

Prior to joining Imprivata, Clay served as Chief Executive Officer of private-equity held Equinox Healthcare, a post-acute healthcare services company. At Equinox Healthcare, Clay created a scalable platform for growth while significantly increasing profitability, resulting in the successful sale of the company.  Prior to Equinox Healthcare, Clay held senior executive marketing and strategy roles at Hill-Rom IT Solutions and Kronos Incorporated, where he launched new products resulting in more than $300 million of incremental revenue growth. Clay received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BSEE, with Highest Distinction, from The Pennsylvania State University.

Geoff Hogan
Senior VP, Business Development

Geoff Hogan has 20 years of extensive business development, marketing, sales and general management experience in the storage, data management, and software infrastructure market segments with both large organizations and start-ups. Prior to joining Imprivata, Geoff was the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Alliances at Princeton Softech, where he was instrumental in defining and executing the company’s strategic database archiving business strategy. At Princeton Softech, Geoff was responsible for developing business opportunities, partnerships and acquisitions to support the company's long-term strategic initiatives. He helped reposition the company from a focus on horizontal base technology to comprehensive end-to-end vertical market solutions, including the development of strategic relationships with PeopleSoft, Siebel, Amdocs, BMC, Veritas, HP and IBM.

Prior to Princeton Softech Geoff has held senior level positions with HighGround Systems (acquired by Sun Microsystems), Quantum Corp, and Digital Equipment Corp. At HighGround Systems, Geoff drove and managed relationships with key strategic partners Compaq and Veritas. At Quantum Corp., Geoff helped grow the DLTTM tape business from <$100M to $1.5B over a four year period.

Carina Edwards
Senior VP, Customer Experience

As Imprivata’s SVP for worldwide professional services, customer support and ongoing customer success, Carina brings 18 years of experience in the Healthcare Technology Industry.  With a focus on speed to transformation, Carina brings a strong track record of helping companies realize their next stages of growth and creating customers for life by transforming customer insights into easy to experience solutions that fuel customer success. 

Prior to joining Imprivata, Carina served as the Vice President of Solutions Marketing for Nuance Healthcare, a division of Nuance Communications.  At Nuance Healthcare, Carina rebranded and unified the product portfolio, redefined the go-to-market strategy, and integrated critical acquisitions to support the business in achieving double-digit growth objectives.  Prior to Nuance Healthcare Carina held executive roles at Zynx Health (a subsidiary of Hearst Corporation), Philips Healthcare, Sapient, and Impact Innovations Group.  Carina received her MBA from Boston College and her BS in Management Information Systems and Decision Sciences from George Mason University.

Chris Shaw
Senior VP, GM OneSign Products Group

Chris has more than 20 years of experience in software engineering design, development and management. Prior to joining Imprivata, he was vice president of engineering at Netegrity, where he developed a reputation for delivering multiple, market leading product releases. Chris was the technical inventor of Netegrity Siteminder’s cross cookie domain SSO. While at Netegrity, Chris was responsible for new product features and product maintenance.

Prior to Netegrity, Chris served as an engineering manager and consultant at Switchboard Incorporated, ePresence Inc., and Banyan Systems. Also previously, he held senior engineering roles at Banyan Systems, Wang Laboratories, Raytheon and Thorn EMI Electronics Ltd. in the United Kingdom.

Ed Gaudet
GM, Imprivata Cortext Products Group

With over 20 years of product management, marketing, sales and business development experience, Ed is responsible for the strategy, planning, delivery and operations of Imprivata’s Cortext Products Group. From 2010-2013 Ed was Chief Marketing Officer for Imprivata, where he was responsible for driving Imprivata’s global growth and product strategy, led the development and communication of the Company's marketing vision and strategy, cultivated growth opportunities in new and existing markets, and integrated innovative technologies into Imprivata’s award-winning products.

Prior to joining Imprivata, Ed was the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Sales and Marketing for Liquid Machines from 2002-2010; Check Point acquired Liquid Machines in June 2010. An executive founder, Ed created and led the Liquid Machines’ widely-acclaimed go-to-market and product strategy, and is a co-author of patent #7,587,749, Computer Method and Apparatus for Managing Data Objects in a Distributed Context.  Under his leadership, the Company delivered the industry's first Enterprise Rights Management platform in 2003, expanded its product portfolio to include document, messaging and gateway-based solutions, and executed successful strategic alliances with Microsoft and Symantec.  Ed has held senior executive-level roles in various start-up and public software companies including IONA Technologies, Rational Software, and SQA, Inc.     
Ed is a frequent industry speaker on the topics of regulatory compliance, information security and intellectual property protection. He is currently a member of TechTarget’s ROI Advisory Board, and has been an advisor to various early-stage companies such as Proofspace, IzzitGreen (Vertuous, LLC) and SproutShout.

John Milton
VP, General Counsel

With over 20 years of experience working with public and private technology companies, John oversees Imprivata’s worldwide legal function.  He is responsible for ensuring legal compliance of the company's business activities, M&A and financing transactions, and providing comprehensive legal analysis, strategy and advice to the executive team.

Prior to joining Imprivata, John served as General Counsel at Empirix.  He previously held the position of General Counsel at EqualLogic, where he was the point person on the company’s initial public offering process prior to its sale to Dell in 2008.  John has also held senior management positions at Veritas, Symantec and Lotus/IBM.

Kelliann McCabe
VP, Human Resources

Kelliann brings more than 17 years of human resources management and operational leadership experience to Imprivata, where she leads the company’s global human resources and recruitment initiative to ensure a high-standard of talent acquisition and retention. Additionally, Kelliann is tasked with the maintenance and development of all business partnerships, while establishing objectives that align with the company’s goals.

Prior to joining Imprivata, Kelliann was the Chief People Officer of Symbotic, a global provider of supply network automation solutions for warehouses and distribution centers, from 2011 to 2013. While there, Kelliann played a key role in the transformation and rebranding of the business, which was accomplished by establishing a new company culture and developing an entire infrastructure that was conducive to employee growth. Before Symbotic, Kelliann served as Vice President of Human Resources at Netezza, an IBM Company. During her five year tenure at Netezza, Kelliann had a big hand in navigating the company’s acquisition and integration by IBM. As a member of the executive leadership team, Kelliann also successfully oversaw Netezza’s global HR initiative, which included executive coaching, recruiting and employee growth & development. Kelliann has also held leadership positions at CA Technologies and at Concord Communications.

Sean Kelly
Chief Medical Officer

Sean P. Kelly, M.D. trained at Harvard College, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Vanderbilt University, where he served as resident and Chief Resident. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Dr. Kelly currently practices and teaches at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a level one trauma center and academic teaching hospital in Boston, MA. For several years he served in hospital administration as Director of Graduate Medical Education, responsible for over 600 doctors in training, comprising over $65 million in Medicare funding.

He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, has published a textbook on emergency medicine and articles on medical education, and won several teaching awards, including the Harvard Affiliated EM Residency Best Teaching Attending and Role Model awards. He is also the Co-founder and Partner of Lifeguard Medical Group in Martha’s Vineyard, a seasonal concierge practice run by emergency physicians.  He serves as a visiting professor at the University of Florence in Italy, First Aid physician at Fenway Park, and enjoys doing humanitarian and disaster relief work worldwide.

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