Bill Reid

Bill Reid

Office of the CISO, Google Cloud

Bill Reid is part of Google’s Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) where he serves as a Security Advisor to Google Cloud’s Health and Life Sciences customers, providing guidance on ways to achieve their business goals while adopting a high security bar.  

Prior to Google, he was CISO and VP for National Resilience, a bio-manufacturing company, where he established and ran the Security (Physical, IT, and OT), Privacy, and Compliance organizations. During his tenure, the company grew from several dozen to over 2000 employees with operations in the US and Canada.

Before Resilience, Bill was the Security Leader for Amazon Care, a telehealth and in-person care organization established by AWS.  He built the security and privacy team as part of the launch of the service.  Also at AWS, Bill led the AWS Security Solution Architecture team, working with the company’s enterprise customers, and co-led the global security community of practice.

Earlier, Bill held various CISO roles at healthcare technology and medical device companies.  He was also at Microsoft, where he ran a Microsoft Consulting Services practice, was part of the Trustworthy Computing initiative, and was Director of Product Management for Microsoft Health Solutions Group, working on products like HealthVault, a platform for personal health management.   He began his career in healthcare administration at Group Health Cooperative (now Kaiser) where he served in a number of clinical and financial management roles. 

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