CISO, Seattle Children's
Dr. Ewell is the Chief Information Security Officer at Seattle Children's, a not-for-profit pediatric hospital, academic medical center, and research institute. As the senior leader in the Information Security program, he has full strategic and operational oversight for building and managing the security framework, teams, programs, and policies to decrease exposure, drive awareness, and minimize risk for the organization. Along with Seattle Children's, he has worked with several other organizations to help them implement risk management practices to address information security risks and to promote meaningful dialogue about the information security program with executive management and board members. Dr. Ewell also serves as an adjunct Professor for University of Washington and Norwich University. His current research area is information security risk management. Dr. Ewell has a bachelor and masters in Information Technology and a Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in Information Security.