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Healthcare CIO Panel
January 31 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Join us on Thursday, January 31 for Tech Alpharetta’s Healthcare CIO Panel.
Our panelists include:
Senior Vice President/CIO, Avanos
As Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Edwina is responsible for Avanos’ global information technology strategy development and delivery, including architecture, applications, data management, technology, telecommunications networks, and day-to-day operational support. She is also leading their Business Transformation program – a global initiative to streamline business processes and implement enabling IT technology.
President, Technology Solutions, Integra Connect
Robert Hendricks is the President of Technology Solutions and the CIO at Integra Connect, where he is responsible for all product and technology delivery to support the lines of business. Prior to Integra Connect, he was the Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Technology Officer for McKesson Technology Solutions for 14 years, with experience driving scale across technology organizations including CMMI and Scale Agile Framework, in addition to product portfolio management and acquisitions. He holds an MBA from the University of Auburn, was voted Who’s Who in Technology in Atlanta in 2015, and received the Phoenix Award for Health IT Community Leader of the year in 2016.
CIO/CTO, Georgia Department of Public Health
Stewart C. Weaver is the Chief Information Officer/ Chief Technology Officer (CIO/CTO) for Georgia Department of Public Health. Stewart provides the Department of Public Health State government-wide vision and strategic leadership in pursuing world class excellence in digital integration, information management and technology, and cyber security. Mr. Weaver came to State government after more than 20 years in the private sector. Prior to becoming DPH’s CTO, he served as Strategy Consultant leading enterprise infrastructure initiatives and Data Center migrations for companies in the financial industry. Prior to consulting, he worked in various leadership positions for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Emory HealthCare and AT&T Communications.
Moderator, Will ElLaissi, MBA, MHA
Director of the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub
Will is the Director of the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub, an innovation catalyst for Emory Healthcare and corporate strategic partners to ideate and implement value-creating innovations within healthcare delivery. Before this role, Will was the lead for the Living Lab for Innovation within the Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI). He also served as the Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University, Dr. Victor Dzau working on the creation of the innovation institute at Duke, development of CMMI opportunities for the institution and managing the Precision and Personalized Medicine Global Agenda Council at the World Economic Forum.
$25 in advance, includes breakfast
$30 at the door, includes breakfast