Paul VanAmerongen

Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer

Paul VanAmerongen joined UW Health as Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer in February 2017. In this role, Paul develops and leads the strategic vision for UW Health's expansive and growing information security needs.

Since 2013, Paul served as Enterprise Risk Services Specialist Master for Deloitte Touche's Cyber Risk Services practice in Seattle. Paul brings a wealth of experience from Deloitte where he worked with clients to assess, develop and implement security programs to meet the increasing cyber risks faced today by health care organizations. Paul also served as an interim CISO for two other health care organizations during his time with Deloitte.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Paul held the positions of IT Director for Harrison Medical Center, Manager of Information Security Services for MultiCare Health System, and Manager of Information Security Engineering and Administration for Premera Blue Cross. Paul also served our country in the United States Navy from 1984-2004, where he earned the rank of Chief Petty Officer (Submarines).

He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington in Seattle.