Dan L. Dodson | EXPO.health - Health IT Expo and Conference


Dan L. Dodson

Dan L. Dodson serves as CEO of Fortified Health Security, a recognized leader in cybersecurity that is 100% focused on serving the healthcare market. Through Dan’s leadership, Fortified partners with healthcare organizations to effectively develop the best path forward for their security program based on their unique needs and challenges.


Previously, Dan served as Executive Vice President for Santa Rosa Consulting, a healthcare-focused IT consulting firm, where he led various business units including sales for the organization. He also served as Global Healthcare Strategy Lead for Dell Services (formally Perot Systems), where he was responsible for strategy, business planning and M&A initiatives for the company’s healthcare services business unit. Dan also held positions within other healthcare and insurance organizations including Covenant Health System, The Parker Group and Hooper Holmes. 


Dan is a thought leader in healthcare cybersecurity and is a featured media source on a variety of topics including security best practices, data privacy strategies, as well as risk management, mitigation and certification. In 2018, Dan was recognized as a rising healthcare leader under 40 by Becker’s Hospital Review and regularly speaks at industry-leading events and conferences including CHIME, HIMSS and HIT Summits. He currently serves on the Southern Methodist University Cyber Security Advisory Board.


Dan earned an M.B.A. in Health Organization Management and a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Texas Tech University.