Patrick Lo has 20+ years of experience in the field of information privacy and security. He has held a number of executive positions in the public and private sectors focused on the development and implementation of privacy and data protection programs.
In his current role as CEO of Privacy Horizon, Patrick is responsible for developing the Company’s PHI Framework™ (product) and strategic roadmap for providing privacy compliance expertise and practical solutions to early stage, small & medium size healthcare technology companies.
Patrick is an instructor with the National Institutes for Health Informatics (NIHI), formerly the Waterloo Institute for Health Informatics Research (WIHIR) teaching workshops on eHealth Privacy including Agile PIA and methodology, Privacy & Security for Start-Ups & App Developers, and European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He is a faculty member of Digital Health Canada to provide privacy and security education instruction to individuals preparing for the Health Informatics certification exam. He is also one of the instructors for the McMaster University ePrivacy certificate program and Cybersecurity course.
Patrick is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C).