Nassar Nizami is the Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, one of
nation's fastest growing academic health institutions. He is responsible for Jefferson's information technology strategic plan, digital transformation
initiative, cybersecurity and enterprise data analytics strategy.
Prior to joining Jefferson, Nassar was VP, Deputy Information Systems at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. In this role, he was responsible for all
clinical systems and led the technology transformation of system hospitals. Previously, Nassar served at Yale-New Haven Health System in various roles, including the first Chief Information Security Officer for the entire health system.
Nassar is a member of Microsoft's Higher Education Customer Advisory Board, HDI's Strategic Advisory Board, and Osage Venture Partners'
Technical Advisory Council. He is an active member of several professional organizations, including CHIME, HIMSS, ACHE, ISACA, and Gartner.
Nassar is a sought-after speaker at industry conferences and has presented at events such as HIMSS, HealthImpact, UBTech, Evanta,
Gartner, and Becker's Health.
Nassar is passionate about advancing healthcare, research and education through technology. He focuses on service excellence, innovation and
customer experience - all of which he believes are essential for Jefferson's success.
Nassar holds an MBA from Columbia University, a Master in Computer Engineering from the University of Bridgeport, and a bachelor's degree in
Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University.