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Cloud Industry Veteran to Lead Company’s Drive into the Fast Growing Digital Health Market

ARLINGTON, VA, July 9, 2015 – Ostendio, a leading provider of healthcare information security and risk management solutions, today announced IT industry veteran Jean Foster has joined the company as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Ms. Foster will be responsible for the strategic direction and execution of all aspects of Ostendio’s sales and marketing efforts. In her new role, Ms. Foster will expand the company’s position in the growing $6.5 billion digital health marketplace[1] with its flagship solution, My Virtual Compliance Manager (MyVCM™), a cloud-based security and compliance management platform. Ms. Foster will report directly to Ostendio’s founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Grant Elliott.

“Innovative technology solutions can play a pivotal role in the quality of healthcare and deliver new lifesaving methodologies, but they cannot come at the expense of patient privacy,” said Grant Elliott, founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ostendio. “Ostendio was founded to safeguard healthcare privacy and ensure compliance with regulations. Jean’s deep cloud-based technology experience and marketing leadership credentials are well suited to help propel Ostendio forward and drive demand for our SaaS solutions.”

With more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Ms. Foster has held a number of senior marketing leadership positions. Most recently at Neustar, a real-time cloud-based information services provider for the Internet, telecom, financial, media & advertising and retail industries, she was responsible for bringing new cloud-based solutions to market and helping to position the company as an information services provider. Prior to that Ms. Foster held executive marketing and product management roles with leading technology brands including at VeriSign, GE and BT. Her track record of positioning companies to achieve their next phase of growth has been recognized by independent industry organizations as well. She was awarded Female Executive of the Year (Stevie Awards, 2013) and in 2011 named to the Global Telecom Business Power 100 list.

“Ostendio is unique in its ability to deliver a cost-effective technology solution to manage security and compliance for the digital healthcare marketplace,” said Foster. “This is a great opportunity to be part of a fast growing company that is enabling new innovative technology to reach the healthcare marketplace. With the privacy of patients protected, healthcare providers are able to use technology to its fullest extent to improve patients lives.”

About Ostendio

Ostendio is an information security and risk management solutions provider, offering affordable compliance solutions that demonstrate compliance for the healthcare industry.

Ostendio’s My Virtual Compliance Manager (MyVCMTM) is a cloud based compliance management platform that delivers an easy to use, cost-effective way for companies to demonstrate information security compliance to industry standards and regulatory requirements.

The MyVCM Trust Network allows Heath Systems and Digital Health companies to securely share compliance information reducing the compliance burden while improving security and reducing risk. 

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[1] StartUp Health Insights Annual Report

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