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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:

Edwina Payne
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.

Robert Hendricks
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.

Stewart Weaver
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


January 31
7:30 am - 9:00 am


Tech Alpharetta


Gwinnett Tech’s Alpharetta-North Fulton Campus
2875 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009 United States
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