Omar Hussain

President and CEO, Imprivata, Inc.


Omar Hussain is the President and CEO of Imprivata. For 12 years, he has led the organization through its rapid growth from a Massachusetts start-up to a global, publicly-traded company. Under his leadership, Imprivata has become the leading provider of secure workflow productivity solutions in the healthcare industry, with multiple product lines, and 1100 customers in 22 markets. 

Omar is widely recognized as a visionary, able to leverage the market, product and clinical trends that drive healthcare IT. He was named an Ernst and Young 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year for his extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment. During his more than 25 years in executive leadership roles, Omar has consistently succeeded in developing new markets and building high-growth companies. He is frequently asked to speak on these subjects before national and international business audiences. 

Before joining Imprivata, Omar was the founder and CEO of Anchorsilk, an e-commerce software company spun out of Compuware, where he was GM of its Windows Tools and Testing business. Serving in senior executive leadership roles, Omar has led the marketing, product, and business development efforts for various start-ups including NuMega, at which he facilitated the acquisition by Compuware, and Open Environment Corporation, where he led the company through a successful public offering and subsequent acquisition by Borland.