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Jerry Sto. Tomas

Apria Healthcare
Chief Information Security Officer

Jerry Sto. Tomas is the Chief Information Security Officer for Apria Healthcare, a leading provider of home respiratory services and medical equipment including oxygen therapy, inhalation therapies, sleep apnea treatment, and negative pressure wound therapy.  As the CISO, he is responsible for the development and execution of enterprise information security strategic plan and roadmap.

Jerry has over 25 years of IT, privacy, and information security experience.  As the head of Global Information Security at Allergan for eight years, he established the Information Security Department and executed successful global security programs such as Security Awareness, Data Loss Prevention and Privacy, Vendor Risk Management, and eDiscovery.  He was also the Chief Security Officer for The Impac Companies and Global Information Security Advisor for Celestica, Inc. where he was involved in various aspects of information and physical security such as strategic planning, architecture design, incident response, and security audit and assessments.

Jerry studied business administration at the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines and Colorado Technical University.  He also holds a master’s degree in information assurance from Norwich University and is a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and a CISM (Certified Information Security Manager).