Information security, protection and privacy.
Christine Sublett is a senior executive and entrepreneur with a proven track record throughout the healthcare and cybersecurity ecosystems, with expertise in healthcare delivery, digital health, health information technology, and medical device industries. She combines her strong cybersecurity and technical foundation, people skills and business operations with a record of maximizing the value of information assets. Christine is known for her deep knowledge in cybersecurity, privacy and enterprise risk management and assessment. She has a strong background providing support to executive boards to meet their business, technology, cyber-risk and information protection objectives while maximizing the value of their information assets.
In 2011 Christine founded Sublett Consulting where she serves as CEO. Sublett Consulting provides C-level and Board advisory services with an emphasis on cybersecurity and information protection for early to mid-stage companies in the digital health, medical device and cybersecurity industries. Recent engagements include a medical device company in the Silicon Valley. Christine was responsible for assessment of product and enterprise security leadership capabilities and program management, and product and enterprise security program remediation recommendations.
Prior to launching Sublett Consulting, Christine led technology and security with both LifeMasters Supported SelfCare and StayWell Health Management that acquired LifeMasters in 2010. While at StayWell, Christine was responsible for all aspects of Security, Technology, Privacy, Healthcare Compliance and Audit where she led the successful integration of technology and personnel of StayWell and LifeMasters’ technology, engineering and security teams after the acquisition, resulting in release to market of integrated wellness and disease management products allowing Staywell to attain a leadership position in this industry.
From 2007-2010 Christine was the VP Security, Risk Management & Compliance at LifeMasters Supported SelfCare. With responsibility for security, risk management, privacy, audit and healthcare compliance, Christine managed a three-year technology and security strategy that resulted in a 60% reduction of security incidents and strong integration between security initiatives and business goals. Christine also chaired the Diversity Committee which promoted diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
From 2005-2007 Christine was the Chief Security Officer & Security Architect at Lucile Packard / Stanford Children’s Hospital, nationally ranked and internationally recognized for pediatrics and obstetrics. In addition to advising the executive team on security strategy, she led the establishment of a new information and cybersecurity program addressing information protection, cybersecurity management, and risk reduction. Christine was also responsible for designing, building, testing and implementing security systems for applications including an Electronic Health Record (EHR) and medical device networks.
From 2003-2005, Christine held the position of Chief Information Security Officer and Director of Technology for Bio-X at Stanford University, an independent biomedicine institute supporting over 300 biomedical research labs. She served in a leadership capacity to multiple Stanford University/Stanford University Medical Center strategic committees overseeing security, privacy, IT governance, supercomputing and disaster/emergency preparedness and recovery.
Christine also spent three years as the Director of Security and Technology at Pharsight, a pharmaceutical software and consulting firm. She implemented an IT governance program focusing on strategic planning, prioritization, decision-making and performance measurement to increase IT efficiency resulting in $2M cost savings/year, while managing a budget in excess of $5M.
Since 2012, Christine has served as an advisory board member for multiple digital health and cybersecurity companies and hospitals internationally and domestically, including the El Camino Hospital Board of Director’s Security, Privacy, Compliance and Audit Committee. Her work for El Camino Hospital provides guidance and oversight on security, privacy, internal and external audit, information governance, enterprise risk management and M & A due diligence. Her advisory board work for early to mid-stage digital health organizations include Agathos, Gliimpse (acquired by Apple), Porticor (acquired by Intuit), and DoctorBase (acquired by Kareo), where she gained a reputation for her information protection strategies and maximizing the value of her company’s information assets, leading to strong funding rounds and acquisitions.
Christine continues to be involved in multiple federal healthcare cybersecurity policy and guidance initiatives. In 2016 and 2017 Christine served on the Department of Health and Human Services Healthcare Sector Cybersecurity Task Force, tasked with developing a report of recommendations to Congress. She continues to serve on multiple Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council working groups through the Department of Homeland Security providing guidance on medical device and telehealth/telemedicine cybersecurity best practices.
In 2018, Christine was selected as the cybersecurity Healthcare and Public Health Subject Matter Expert for the FBI/Infragard National Public Sector program. Christine is a member of The CLUB, a San Francisco Bay Area organization dedicated to the support and growth of women as leaders. She is also a Hammer Nutrition sponsored ultra-distance bicycle racer.