John Sapp

John Sapp, Facilitator

John is currently the Global Information Security Officer at Orthofix International, a global medical device company focused on improving patients’ lives by providing superior reconstructive and regenerative orthopedic and spine solutions to physicians worldwide.


John is a  seasoned,  visionary and strategic global Information Security professional, Data Privacy and IT Risk Management executive with 30 years of combined in-depth cross-industry experience,which includes (among others):

  • -Healthcare (Clinical Trials, Payer, Provider and Technology Solutions Vendor)
  • -Financial Services (Consumer Banking, Investment Banking and Insurance)
  • -Management Consulting
  • -Telecommunications

John’s overall career progression spans all aspects of Information Technology, with key areas including:

  • -Software & Systems Development
  • -Application Security
  • -Administration and Network Security
  • -IT Project Management
  • -Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Planning
  • -CyberSecurity
  • -IT Risk, Governance & Compliance Management

John has worked at many highly-regarded organizations throughout his 30+ year career, including Oracle, McKesson, Cap Gemini and Coopers & Lybrand.  John is also a first cousin of NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp.

Honors & Awards

John is a celebrated leader in his field.  He has been honored for his leadership and ingenuity in information technology, including:

  • -2013 ISE Nominee–Information Security Executive of the Year (Healthcare) – North America Region
  • -2013 ISE Celebrated Information Security Executive of the Year–Central Region
  • -2012 ISE Nominee–Information Security Executive of the Year (Healthcare) – North America Region
  • -2012 ISE Nominee–Information Security Executive of the Year – Southeast Region
  • -2010 ISE Finalist–Information Security Executive of the Year – West Region
  • -2010 ISE Finalist–Information Security Project of the Year – North America Region

In 2012, John was one of 25 professionals awarded the  TBS Cyber Security Visionary Award.  Additionally, in May of 2012, John was one of 65 cybersecurity industry leaders invited to The White House in May 2012 to discuss the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC).

Professional Development – Areas of Focus

John is subject matter expert on numerous topics, including Cyber Security, IT Governance and Compliance.

Speaking Highlights

John is a well-known speaker in the IT world, highly regarded and respected for his knowledge and presentation style.

  • -MISTI InfoSEC World – March 2018
  • -SecureWorld – October 2017
  • -RSAEurope Security Conference- SME Panelist on Application Security
  • -RSAUSA Security Conference- Innovation in Application Security

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