Founder & CEO , Ostendio
Grant Elliott is the Founder and CEO of Ostendio, Inc. which delivers affordable compliance and risk management solutions to health care companies. Ostendio’s My Virtual Compliance Manager (MyVCM™) is a cloud based compliance & risk management platform that delivers an easy to use, cost-effective way to improve a company’s information security posture. As part of the MyVCM Trust Network™ health care companies can assess their risk; create and manage critical policies and procedures; educate and assess employees on their security awareness; view real time vendor compliance activity: and monitor continuous compliance against numerous industry standards and regulations.
Mr Elliott is also the cofounder and President of the Health Care Cloud Coalition (HC3), a not-for-profit group of stakeholders working to develop a common framework for how health care laws apply in an increasingly cloud based ecosystem. Mr. Elliott writes regularly on these topics and provides general thought leadership and guidance on the role of government regulation in the health technology space.
Additionally, Mr. Elliott is an Adjunct Professor at the Pratt Institute in New York where he teaches leadership, business management and entrepreneurial skills to post-graduate students looking to become the business leaders and innovators of tomorrow. Mr Elliott is also a mentor for the AccelerateDC Venture Mentoring Service offering expert advice, guidance, and connections to start-up businesses in the DC Metro area.
Before founding Ostendio & HC3, Mr. Elliott was the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Voxiva, a leading US-based mobile health provider. He was responsible for building the groundbreaking Text4baby and Text2quit mobile solutions, leading the organization through multiple ISO 27002 security audits and its first HIPAA audit based on the OCR HIPAA Audit Protocols. Prior to Voxiva, Mr Elliott worked for AT&T, Concert Communications and British Telecom.
Originally from Scotland but now living in Northern Virginia with his wife and 3 children, Mr. Elliott is an avid, if average, runner and an enthusiastic soccer player, supporter and coach.