SVP and CIO
VITAS Innovative Hospice Care
Symposium RolesCIO Award Finalist 2010
Chris has over 20 years of information technology (IT) experience with global organizations, in the pharmaceutical and health-related industries.
As senior vice president and chief information officer, he oversees all IT operations and supports the strategic direction of VITAS, one of the nation’s leading providers of end-of-life care.
Before joining VITAS, Chris served as chief information officer at Parexel, Inc., a leading bio-pharmaceutical services organization. He led the company’s worldwide technology initiatives. Earlier in his career, Chris served as vice president of information technology for Kos Pharmaceuticals, where he built a customer-centric IT division to improve the company’s customer service operations.
Chris holds an MBA in information technology from the American University in Washington, DC, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. A member of the Society for Information Management, Chris was a contributing author to the book, “Improving Technology ROI: Leading CTOs and CIOs on Making Successful Technology Investments, Maximizing Return on Investments, & Gaining a Competitive Edge, Inside the Minds.”