Information Technology Leader with more than 20 years of strategic, operational IT and business planning experience in a ever changing complex environment. As a proactive, solution-oriented leader, Mitze has taken charge of the design, development and management of high performance, cost effective information systems and technology solutions. Mitze build teams that empower people to work to their full potential. Her comprehensive knowledge coupled with her excellent communication and consensus-building skills has allowed her to successfully implement applications, infrastructure and telecommunications systems that optimize operational efficiencies, meet the expectations of our users and keep pace with the changes in the technology environment.
Complete with flat screen TVs in every room, room service, a grand piano in the foyer, elegant architecture and amenities for the whole family during your stay, hospitals are beginning to look more and more like upscale hotels. Healthcare should ...
VP for Transaction Analytics, FICO Analytic Science Group
Scott Zoldi is vice president for transaction analytics in FICO’s Analytic Science group. He has responsibility for the analytic development of FICO’s transaction analytics products and solutions, including the FICO™ Falcon® Fraud Manager product. While at FICO, Scott has been responsible for authoring over 30 patent applications related to fraud and transaction analytics. He is actively involved in the development of FICO’s new Falcon 6 product, which includes new analytic innovations such as adaptive analytics, global intelligent profiles, self-calibrating analytics and enterprise analytics. Before joining FICO, Scott was a director’s fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Scott received his Ph.D. in theoretical and computational physics from Duke University and was a DOE computational science graduate fellow.
It goes without saying that the world could benefit from having real-time analytics embedded in their organizational workflow and decision making, but how are we currently approaching building or buying this capability? Innovative platforms such as ...
VP for Technology Services, Hudson River Healthcare
Eric Brosius has worked in the field of Information Technology for over 17 years, his most recent and notable positions in health information systems. As the Director of Information Technology for a software reseller and healthcare information technology provider, he lead a team hosting and supporting EMRs, assisted in the development and integrated HIEs, and the development of a HISP and more.
Currently, Mr. Brosius is the Vice President for Technology Services for Hudson River Healthcare. In this role, he supports and maintains all technology and technology related services for 26 clinical sites and 4 administrative sites. In his tenure, he has also facilitated the transition of numerous physician practice sites in Dutchess County, Sullivan County and on Long Island to HRHCare practices, with additional locations planned for next year. Mr. Brosius actively collaborates on interoperability functionality with numerous different groups on new health care initiatives such as Health Home and DSRIP. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science.
With healthcare organizations required to meet compliance standards and use specialized systems offered by software vendors, healthcare is becoming increasingly beholden to IT providers. In order to meet these demands, they require people with the talent ...
Kathleen Ryan helps her clients achieve outstanding business results through the innovation which comes from collaboration and exceptional teaming. As a behind-the-scenes thought-leader, Ryan has been identified as "an organizational consultant with an instinct for translating complex human behavior into practical concepts." Through The Orion Partnership, a consulting firm based near Seattle, Washington, she has been known for years for her work in turning fear-based organizations into ones where collaboration and trust are the keys to high performance. She is a mentor and executive coach with a wide range of consulting skills and expertise, including organization-wide change efforts, individual and organizational assessments, executive feedback and development, and senior level team development. Additionally, she provides shadow consultation to internal organization consultants. She is particularly skilled at helping individuals and groups address the difficult-to-talk-about, underlying issues that frequently block high performance.
Her third book, Extraordinary Groups: How Ordinary Teams Achieve Amazing Results, co-authored with Geoffrey Bellman was published by John Wiley in September of 2009. A companion assessment tool, The Extraordinary Team Inventory will be published by HRDQ in 2014. Her first book, Driving Fear Out of the Workplace: Creating the High-Trust, High-Performance Organization, was co-authored with Daniel K. Oestreich. Published by Jossey-Bass in 1991, it received the Society for Human Resource Management's 1992 Book Award; a second edition was published in 1998. Continuing her work with the issues of fear and trust, her second book, co-authored with Daniel Oestreich and George Orr, is entitled The Courageous Messenger: How to Successfully Speak Up at Work (Jossey-Bass, 1996).
In addition to her consulting work, Ryan is a founding member of The Community Consulting Partnership, a Seattle-based effort that helps volunteers improve their organization consulting skills while they provide service to a local non-profit organization (www.ccpseattle.org). She also serves as a strategic advisor to Organization System Renewal graduate program offered through the Bainbridge Graduate Institute. Ryan received her BA degree (1969) from the University of California at Berkeley and her Master’s in Public Administration (1978) from the University of Southern California. In addition to her books, she has published on the topics of accountability, collaboration, organizational transformation, resistance to change, group process facilitation, sexual harassment, and peer pressure.
She has an extensive list of clients in the fields of technology, healthcare, science, local government, and philanthropy. Learn more about Kathleen at www.extraordinarygroups.com and orionpartnership.com. She can be reached at 425.429.6675 or email@example.com.
Too often employees don't aspire to be leaders, to find themselves in the role of inflated responsibilities, expectations, energy and time commitments. But imagine if your entire team could embrace their inner leader and think and act in a way that drove ...
Vice President, Research Fellow, IT Security and IT GRC, The Aberdeen Group
Derek Brink helps organizations to improve their security and compliance initiatives by researching, writing about and speaking about the people, processes and technologies that correspond most strongly with leading performance. He also helps solution providers to refine and communicate their value propositions and marketing messages to potential buyers by creating and leveraging high-quality, fact-based research content. In addition, he helps individuals to improve their critical thinking, leadership skills and communication skills by teaching graduate courses in information security at Brandeis University. His work combines a unique blend of analytical / technical background, excellent communication skills and extensive information security industry expertise. Derek Brink joined Aberdeen in 2007 with more than 20 years of experience in high-tech strategy development and execution, corporate / business development, product management and product marketing, including positions at RSA Security, IBM, Sun Microsystems, and Hewlett-Packard. Derek earned an MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Applied Mathematics with highest honors from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Jeff Wright is Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for Allstate Insurance Company. In this role he is responsible for the enterprise information security strategy to ensure the protection of Allstate information from all external and internal cybersecurity threats, and leads the Information Security team in the execution of that strategy.
Jeff works with leaders across Allstate in the development of secure business solutions, ensuring the protection of Allstate’s customer and corporate data. He is regularly called upon to speak to Allstate’s board of directors as well as asked to present his views on security issues in various industry publications and forums.
Prior to his promotion to vice president in November of 2012, Jeff led significant advancements in information security at Allstate, including enhancements to the security variance and vendor risk assessment processes, and has overseen the onboarding of all critical Internet applications to the static code security-scanning program. He also collaborated with leaders in Infrastructure Services to build a dedicated Security Operations team, which has led to more effective security event detection and response capability.
In 2007, Jeff came to Allstate from Abbott Laboratories, where he played a key role on the information technology security team. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Medicine with a concentration in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology. As the proud father of 3 children, Jeff is busy around the clock, protecting Allstate and enjoying time with his wife and children.
With the rise of data breaches, CIOs and CISOs are quickly learning that internal security breaches as a result of social engineering are occurring more often than they’d like to admit. And while everyone seems to be championing best practices for ...