Two new executives join ClearDATA to broaden healthcare security and
compliance in the cloud
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ClearDATA®,
a leading healthcare cloud, security and compliance expert, has named
Suhas Kelkar as Chief Product Officer and Thomas McKeever as General
Counsel, Chief Legal Officer to further the agility and power of cloud
services for healthcare. The addition of these new roles comes at a
pivotal time for ClearDATA as the company broadens its global compliance
capabilities and accelerates innovation to better serve enterprise
healthcare organizations including payers, providers, life sciences,
global systems integrators and health technology solutions companies.
“We are very pleased to have Suhas and Tom join our executive leadership
team and are confident their respective expertise will be an important
asset for ClearDATA,” said Darin Brannan, Chief Executive Officer at
ClearDATA. “Suhas’ commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation coupled
with Tom’s technology and compliance-specific legal experience make
their insight valuable to our growth strategy.”
Suhas Kelkar has more than 20 years of experience architecting and
building scalable enterprise applications, which included leading large
technical teams in start-up, midsize and enterprise organizations.
Previously, he was the Vice President-CTO Office at BMC and during his
ten-year career there he held various key roles including Chief
Technology Officer for Asia Pacific, Vice President Application
Security, Vice President Executive Briefing program and Vice President
Incubation/Innovation Labs. Prior to BMC, Suhas worked at Rational
Software, Serena, Philips Medical systems and co-founded a social impact
startup that won the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant. Holding
seven patents in cloud computing, Suhas brings his expertise and vision
to ClearDATA’s product management and product engineering teams.
“Disruptive technology continues to change the healthcare industry at a
rapid pace with an added challenge to maintain a gold standard for
privacy, security, and compliance in the healthcare cloud,” said Suhas.
“I am excited to be part of the ClearDATA team and further ClearDATA’s
mission to modernize and transform healthcare organizations in the U.S.
The new General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer, Thomas (Tom) McKeever, is
relocating to Austin from Silicon Valley and brings over a decade of
experience for all legal issues for start-ups, mid-sized and public
technology companies such as Actuate, Shutterfly and Accela. Prior to
that, Tom worked for a federal district court judge and at leading law
firms Wilson Sonsini and Heller Ehrman and Sun Microsystems. Currently,
he also serves as an advisor to DocMatter, the first global knowledge
and discussion forum for medical professionals. Holding a J.D. degree
from Stanford Law School, Tom is well-versed in balancing business with
risk mitigation as a company scales.
“Bringing healthcare to the public cloud with appropriate compliance,
privacy and security is a serious challenge and one well worth investing
time and resources to do. The team at ClearDATA is uniquely talented
with a great mix of skills, knowledge and experience to achieve their
mission, and I look forward to working alongside them to help our
customers provide better healthcare outcomes,” said Tom.
To learn more about how ClearDATA is making healthcare better every
single day, visit https://www.cleardata.com.
Healthcare professionals across the globe trust the ClearDATA
HITRUST-certified cloud to safeguard their sensitive data and power
their critical applications available across the major public cloud
platforms. For healthcare organizations, customers receive one of the
most comprehensive Business Associate Agreements (BAA) in the industry,
combined with market-leading healthcare-exclusive security and
compliance solutions, and multi-cloud expertise. ClearDATA’s innovative
platform of solutions and services protects customers from data privacy
risks, improve their data management, and scale their healthcare IT
infrastructure, enabling the industry to focus on making healthcare
better by improving healthcare delivery, every single day.
Swyft for ClearDATA