Interim Chief Privacy and Security Officer

Chuck Geigner

Chuck Geigner is the Interim Chief Privacy and Security Officer and Assistant HIPAA Privacy and Security official at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He leads and oversees the execution of the university’s privacy, information security, and HIPAA programs, focusing on policy, risk, compliance management, training and awareness, and cybersecurity operations.

Geigner is a U.S. Navy veteran with 30 years of professional experience contributing towards his sensibility, skill, and strategy. In that time, he dedicated over 17 years to enabling higher education and over 15 years focusing purely on developing privacy and cybersecurity programs. Geigner graduated summa cum laude in 1997 with a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Illinois State University. When off the clock, he enjoys relaxing with his family, cooking, working on his project car, and fiddling around with electronics.

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