Nestor J. Rivera
Executive Privacy & IT Counsel HIPAA Privacy Officer
NESTOR J. RIVERA is Executive Privacy & IT Counsel at GE Healthcare in Chicago, where he develops and drives the privacy legal and compliance program in the United States, Canada and Latin America across all business units (including all products & services) within GE Healthcare. In this capacity, he acts as GE Healthcare's HIPAA Privacy Officer. Nestor also serves as the general counsel to the Global Information Technology (IT) organization and GE Healthcare’s Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining GE Healthcare in 2011, Nestor practiced in the areas of health care, data privacy and security, and business litigation with the law firms of Carlton Fields, P.A. (now Carlton Fields Jorden Burt) in Atlanta and Fowler White Boggs, P.A. (now Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C.) in Tampa. He received his Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law in 2000 and his Bachelor of Business Administration in Political Science and Business Management from the University of Miami in 1997.