Audit Topics: Supplier Audits, Disaster Recovery Plan Audits, Social Networking and Ethics Issues.
Over 45 years of audit experience, most of it in the IT Audit arena
John Gatto was with Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) in Chicago, IL from December, 2005 until his retirement in January, 2015. He was the Divisional Vice President, Audit Services and was responsible for all aspects of IT Audit for the five Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans comprising HCSC (Illinois, Texas, Montana, New Mexico and Oklahoma) and encompasses NAIC / MAR compliance and testing, risk based audits, advisory engagements for new development projects, coordination of SOC-1 and SOC-2 reviews and E&Y Year-End Financial Audits. John was a member of a number of Steering Committees within the IT area of HCSC.
Prior to HCSC, John worked at Federal-Mogul in Michigan as the Sox coordination supervisor, Avery Dennison in California as a Project Manager, and spent 13 years with Horizon BlueCross BlueShield of New Jersey, where he was Director of Systems Audit, Customer Audit and Operations Audit. John has over 45 years of audit experience, most of it in the IT Audit arena. He is a CISA and CRISC and has his MBA from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey. John is a frequent speaker for the BCBSA, IIA and ISACA organizations. In 2010 he was named “Educator of the Year” by the Chicago Chapter of the IIA.
In 2015, John has spoken at the Southeastern and Southwest Intergovernmental Audit Forums, the ISACA CACS Conference and at the ISACA Chapters in South Carolina, Harrisburg, New Jersey and Central Florida.
Since retiring from HCSC, John is focusing on speaking at conferences for ISACA and IIA chapters covering a range of topics such as PCI, BYOD, Disaster Recovery, etc.