Mike Semel

Founder and CEO

Mike Semel is founder and CEO of Semel Consulting, focused on HIPAA and other regulations, cybersecurity, and business continuity planning. Mike has developed a library of systems designed for MSPs to be seen as cybersecurity and compliance authorities, without taking the time required to become an expert. Semel Systems are available exclusively through RapidFire Tools. Mike is a noted thought leader, speaker, blogger, and best-selling author. He is a certified business continuity professional, a certified HIPAA professional, certified security compliance specialist, and co-author of the Certified HIPAA Security Professional (CHSP) certification course. He has owned or managed technology companies for over 30 years; served as chief information officer (CIO) for a hospital and a K-12 school district; and managed operations at an online backup company. Mike has spoken to many audiences including the medical team at the Kennedy Space Center and the New York State Cyber Security conference, and the National HIPAA Summit. He is the best-selling author of How to Avoid HIPAA Headaches.