George Gooch is the Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA), a
public-private partnership responsible for the private and secure exchange of electronic health
information in the State of Texas. Prior to becoming CEO, George served as the THSA’s Director
of Policy & Planning. George got his start in public policy by serving as a policy analyst for the
Texas Senate Committee on Health & Human Services.
George is a data privacy professional and attorney, holding privacy certifications from the Health
Care Compliance Association, as well as the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
George lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and daughter.