September 24, 2014 11:00 ET

Ryan Witt Joins ClearDATA as Vice President of Growth & Innovation

Healthcare IT Expert Will Help Company Expand the Market Opportunity for Its HIPAA-Compliant Data and Cloud Computing Platform and Services

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Sep 24, 2014) - ClearDATA Networks, Inc. today announced that Ryan Witt has joined the company as vice president of growth & innovation. Witt will be responsible for strategic and business development activities that expand the company's sales of HIPAA-compliant data and cloud computing platform and services.

Witt joins ClearDATA after serving four years at computer networking giant Juniper Networks, most recently as managing director, where he launched and built the healthcare vertical practice which included a Healthcare Advisory Board consisting of several leaders from large healthcare providers who advised the company on strategy and provided guidance on developing industry-based solutions.

"Healthcare technology leaders understand the benefits of cloud computing. However, concern about safeguarding protected health information (PHI) has caused cloud adoption to lag other industries," said Witt. "ClearDATA is unique in that they are exclusively focused on exceeding the strict security and regulatory needs of the healthcare industry. This differentiated approach enables HIT leaders to finally realize the benefits of moving to the cloud while actually improving information security and HIPAA compliance. I'm excited to have the opportunity to help accelerate the company's growth."

"ClearDATA has established itself as the leader in the healthcare cloud computing market largely based on the deep technical and healthcare-specific expertise we offer," said Scott Whyte, senior vice president of growth & innovation, ClearDATA. "The addition of Ryan to the business development team adds to our strengths and broadens our reach. His strategic thinking, proven business acumen and reputation as a healthcare IT subject matter expert will be invaluable to organizations trying to determine where and how their data should be managed in the future."

In addition to healthcare infrastructure expertise, Witt brings health data management experience to ClearDATA. Previously he was senior vice president, sales and marketing for BridgeHead Software, a data management company that specializes in solutions for the healthcare market. While there, he helped quadruple revenue, and secured hundreds of new U.S. hospital clients, including a large number of healthcare blue chip hospital systems. Witt began his sales career in Xerox's London office and later served in several capacities in the London, UK office of Hitachi Data Systems.

Witt's credentials as a healthcare IT subject matter expert include serving as co-chair of the WEDI Innovative Encounters Workgroup, WEDI Report 2013 contributor, and member of the HIT100 "most influential tweeters in digital health." He is also a frequent speaker, moderator, and panelist working with HIMSS, FierceHealthIT, National E-Health Collaborative, IDC and other organizations. Witt holds a bachelor of science in marketing from San Jose State University.

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About ClearDATA
ClearDATA is the healthcare industry leader in cloud computing, platform and information security services. More than 300,000 healthcare providers rely on ClearDATA's secure, HIPAA-compliant, HITRUST CSF-certified cloud infrastructure to store, protect, manage and share their patient health information and critical applications. For more information on ClearDATA's HIPAA-compliant cloud infrastructure, call (888) 899-2066 or visit

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