The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Its core purpose is to help organizations improve their software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect free, within budget and on time, every time.
Verispan As Corporate Privacy and Ethics Officer for Verispan, LLC, in Yardley, PA, Scot oversees enterprise-wide data protection and security. He is responsible for setting policy, employee and manager training, client awareness, privacy impact assessments, audit, and incident response management. Scot is responsible for Verispan's annual HIPAA privacy certification and serves as the leader for the Verispan Privacy Board, which is chartered to review all strategic plans and product development for privacy compliance. Scot also serves as the company Ethics Officer, responsible for all Code of Conduct-related operations.
Scot has worked in the healthcare industry for 11 years. Scot received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and also holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Scot is an active member of the CyLab Privacy Interest Group at Carnegie Mellon University, the Carolina Privacy Official Network and the Council on Data Protection at Quintiles Transnational Corporation.