Women in Tech | episode 571

How the CIO of Blue Shield of California is Using Technology to Transform Healthcare

Lisa Davis is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Blue Shield of California, a nonprofit health plan with over $20B in annual revenue serving more than 4 million members in the state’s commercial, individual, and government markets. Prior to her role at Blue Shield, Lisa served as a Vice President and General Manager at Intel Corporation. June 28, 2021

571: In this interview, Lisa Davis, SVP & CIO of Blue Shield of California, talks about Blue Shield’s mission of transforming the healthcare industry through balancing high tech with high touch, aligning the IT organization around portfolios and products, and engaging with the multiple stakeholders of Blue Shield. She also shares the lessons of authentic leadership, advantages of her experience as a CIO across different industries, advice for CIOs who wish to join boards, as she has, increasing diversity and inclusion in STEM fields, and the latest tech trends she is excited about in healthcare.

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This episode is sponsored by Tanium and Zoho.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

From strategy to implementation

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