Most Viewed Industry Moves for the Second Half of 2020

Included below are the Most Viewed Industry Moves for 2020, based on metrics from the G2X Daily Take Newsletter, along with the most viewed Profiles for the second half of 2020.

Most viewed Profiles on G2X for the Second Half of 2020
Maybe they are looking to partner? Maybe as a competitor? Could be people liked one of their comments or they wanted to recruit them? Who knows, but nevertheless, included here is a look at the Most Viewed individual profiles on G2X from the second half of the year.

CMS Industry Leader takes Area Practice Manager role with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Armed with perspective gained over the past two decades as a senior executive with industry supporting HHS, to include recent experience responsible for day-to-day management and P&L of a $400M+ business area with over 1,200 employees and contractors, and managing 20+ individual programs with a particular focus on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), this established IT leader took on a new role with AWS.

SDVOSB VA T4NG and IHT Prime recruits new President
On the heels of acquiring the Health IT Division of a VA T4NG Prime and adding a Prime role on the $1B VA IHT IDIQ, this very fast-growing SDVOSB Healthcare services and IT consultancy recruited this industry leader whose rapid career progression to one of the youngest Partner/SVPs at Booz Allen Hamilton was driven by his ability to deliver sales and market growth above plan, his ability to lead large and complex client engagements, and his understanding of how to operate successfully across client landscapes.

CMS SPARC and CIO-SP3 SB Prime adds new Chief Growth Officer
Armed with expertise in clinical, health IT, public health, policy and training in delivery of clinical and health resource management solutions, this experienced senior Federal Health leader, with over 20+ years of professional experience leading operations and business development, took on the Chief Growth Officer role for this consultancy whose stated mission is to protect vulnerable populations and Veterans by providing clinical and technology solutions.

Fast Growing SDVOSB adds DHA/Air Force Analytics & Informatics SME as CMIO
Founded by a former Defense Health Information Management System (DHIMS) CTO and MHS IT Executive, this SDVOSB, with broad experience in support services, training delivery, program evaluation, and information technology, continued to bolster their leadership team, this time adding a leader who brings perspective gained supporting Air Force Medical and the Defense Health Agency, to include driving Analytics for AFMRA and leading Customer Deployment Support for DHA.

NIH NIDCD CIO exits, joins WOSB and CIO-SP3 SB Prime
Armed with more than three decades of IT experience, to include perspective gained as Chief Information Officer for the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, this IT leader joined a CIO-SP3 SB Prime who, this past Summer, was noted as being among the top 5 Task Order winners by Total Contract Value for the Quarter on this Best-In-Class GWAC.

CGI Federal adds FedHealthIT100 Hall of Fame Honoree as new Sr. VP of Consulting Services
This consultancy, focused on providing the talent, scale and end-to-end services and solutions needed to help Federal agencies succeed holistically in digital transformation, added this established leader who brings over two decades of successful growth and value to mission critical Government Healthcare programs – both in the public and private sectors – to help lead the CGI Healthcare and Social Services Practice (HSSP).

CMS SPARC and CIO-SP3 SB Prime adds Growth SME as new Executive VP
This growing Health IT contractor, that provides a range of services, including Data Management, DevSecOps, Testing, and Program Management, recruited this industry leader with more than 30 years of systems integration, consulting, Healthcare information and solution experience, to include over 16 years of senior management and business development experience supporting Federal Healthcare Government agencies for some of the most successful firms in town.

Air Force taps new CTO for Air Force Operational Medicine Information Systems
Looking to take advantage of the perspective gained over the last two decades as a Health IT Program Management and Healthcare Administration leader supporting the Air Force, AFMRA identified a new Chief Technology Officer supporting this major program for the AF of national scope, interest, and significance.

PEO DHMS and DOD/VA Federal EHR Modernization (FEHRM) Program Office swap leaders
This interview provided additional details on some of the changes in leadership for this program office focused on delivering a single common Federal EHR across Veterans Affairs and DOD, with the FEHRM adding their first official director and PEO DHMS bringing back a familiar face to serve as acting program executive officer.

Recent DHS/U.S. Navy Healthcare IT Exec launches consultancy
This 28-year decorated United States Naval Officer and Healthcare information technology executive who, during his tenure, served as a Chief Information Officer, Senior Cyber Security Officer, and Director of Information Technology Enterprise Operations, transitioned and launched an IT services and cybersecurity consultancy.

HHS appoints new Acting CIO
After removing him from their OCIO org chart, with the huge news in mid-August that HHS CIO Jose Arrieta had abruptly resigned, Perryn Ashmore, the recent Acting Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer (PDCIO), took on the Acting CIO role.

VA OIT Portfolio/Program Manager exits, takes Senior Health Operations role with Halfaker
Looking to leverage over 23 years of hands-on development and management of software applications experience, this fast-growing Service-Disabled Veteran and Woman-Owned consultancy, and major partner to VA, recruited a Deputy Executive VP of Health Operations.

CMS OIT taps new Applications Management Lead/CMMI adds Strategy Chief
Included here we covered a pair of leaders who had taken on new roles within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Information Technology, as well as a Strategy Chief over at CMMI.

CMS CCSQ ISG taps new Chief Technology Officer
Looking to leverage the perspective gained over the course of a 25+ year career, to include a decade of experience supporting infrastructure and operations at CMS, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services identified this IT leader as the Chief Technology Officer for the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality Information Systems Group.

CMS recruits new Medicare Payment System Modernization Product Management lead
After a short stint with industry, this product and policy professional with extensive leadership experience building better digital services and collaborative cross-disciplinary teams, rejoined Government, taking on a new challenge with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as Director of Product Management for Medicare Payment System Modernization.

Fed Health Growth leader and AI SME launches Digital Services and Tech consultancy
After spending the past year as a White House Fellow supporting DOE focused on Artificial Intelligence, this senior executive, who led Growth and Operations for two of the biggest players in the Federal Health sector, announced that he was going out on his own, launching a new Public Sector Digital and Technology Services Firm.

CMS taps Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for
Armed with over 30 years of progressively responsible experience in planning, developing, and implementing critical technology solutions for various business opportunities, this leader moved from Acting CTO to Chief Technology Officer.

GDIT recruits a former VA Deputy CIO as new VP for VA Business
Looking to leverage this leader’s nearly 5 years of experience as a rising IT Executive with VA and his experience leading Military Health and VA growth efforts within industry, this major Federal Health player and partner to VA continued their hiring spree, this time adding a Health IT Leader, Information Security SME and popular Radio Show host to the team.

Former VA CIO Camilo Sandoval to be announced as new Federal CISO
Meritalk reported the appointment of a new Federal CIO and the expected appointment of the former acting CIO at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as the new Federal Chief Information Security Officer.

One NIH Deputy CIO retires while NIH taps a longtime FDA IT lead as NIMH CIO
Earlier this summer, one senior National Institutes of Health IT leader officially retired, while the National Institute of Mental Health identified a new Chief Information Officer to take the helm.

CIO-SP3 Prime A-TEK recruits Steve Erd as a VP to drive Growth
This woman-owned small business, focused on providing high-end IT services and solutions, coupled with a scientific staffing capability that supports health and national security missions, added this well-known Federal Health industry leader to drive their BD Organization.

CMS recruits CISO and Information Security and Privacy Group Director
This rising leader, armed with perspective gained from an extensive security focused career in industry leading information security and data privacy initiatives, took on a new challenge with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

CMS CCSQ taps new Senior Advisor on Quality and Innovation
This Health IT SME, building on more than a decade of experience with CMS, to include recent experience as Senior Advisor for TCPI responsible for strategy development, public health policy and managing the execution of the largest quality improvement and innovation effort at CMS, took on a new challenge as Senior Advisor on Quality and Innovation.

GovernmentCIO recruits new Vice President of Strategic Solutions
Looking to leverage more than 25 years of professional IT consultation and management experience, to include prior experience as a Senior Growth and Capture Executive for a number of highly successful partners to Veterans Affairs and contracting expertise acquired through service to the DHA and HHS, this T4NG Prime added this Health IT Executive as a new Vice President of Strategic Solutions.

VA recruits recent HHS/FDA IT Exec as Deputy Assistant Secretary for DevSecOps
Looking to leverage a track record of managing complex IT projects and the perspective he brings as a longtime Federal CIO and as a leader with FDA and HHS driving new and emerging technologies, Veterans Affairs recently added this accomplished IT leader as a new Deputy Assistant Secretary for DevSecOps.

VA taps new Deputy Chief Technology Officer – Benefits
Building on recent experience as a Presidential Innovation Fellow working with the Veterans Administration’s Chief Technology Officer to get benefits to Veterans more quickly, this leader takes on a new challenge as Deputy CTO with Veterans Affairs supporting Benefits.

Multiple Cerner leaders supporting VA and DOD on the Move
Included here we share the news of several leaders on the move within Cerner, one strategic hire and one key DHA SME departing from this EHR health care information technology solutions provider who is playing a key role in driving two high-profile and transformational Federal Healthcare technology initiatives across VA and DOD today.

HHS OCIO taps new Innovation and Technology Modernization Executive
Building on perspective gained supporting the HHS OCIO, this leader takes on a new challenge as Innovation and Technology Modernization Executive within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Longtime VA Technology Acquisition Center Innovation lead takes new role with USDS
After more than a decade supporting Veterans Affairs acquisition efforts through a series of progressively responsible roles, this leader announced he would be taking on a new challenge with the US Digital Service.

CMS CCSQ Information Systems Group Director retires
This established and well-known IT leader with over 35 years of experience in the IT industry working in both the private and public sectors, to include the better part of the last decade leading the team that develops, maintains and operates the quality reporting and measurement systems for physicians and other eligible providers (QPP), hospitals (HQRS), end-stage renal disease facilities (EQRS), and various acute care settings, officially retired.

VA Innovation Chief exits
Armed with perspective gained serving as the Principal lead of the VA Innovation Center (VIC) responsible for leading, transforming and scaling enterprise innovation at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and a focus on implementing Section 152 of the MISSION Act of 2018 which authorized the creation of a Center for Innovation for Care and Payment at the VA, this leader exited to take on a new challenge.

Guidehouse names industry leader new head of Public Health
This established industry leader and innovator with years of experience in creating data-driven, agile, and adaptive Healthcare solutions, was tapped to lead strategic innovation and growth initiatives for Guidehouse, a global provider of consulting services.

OptumServe taps former MEDCoE Commanding General to be Chief of Staff
Looking to leverage perspective gained through multiple tenures in CEO and COO civilian equivalent positions within the Army and Military Health Systems, to include experience providing P&L oversight of a $12.3 billion global Healthcare system, OptumServe has named this well-known leader to serve as a Chief of Staff.

VA taps a familiar face as Director driving the VHA Innovation Ecosystem
Looking to leverage the perspective gained supporting Veterans Affairs for the better part of two decades through a series of progressively responsible roles, and experience driving innovation within and across the Veterans Health Administration, VA has tapped this rising leader to help drive this program which serves as the catalyst for enabling the discovery and spread of mission-driven health care innovation to advance care delivery and service that exceeds expectations, restores hope, and builds trust within the Veteran community.

VA OIT taps transformation leader to drive Veterans’ Experience Services Portfolio
This accomplished IT leader, with over two decades of experience in progressive leadership roles in project management, configuration management and software engineering, to include recent experience as Director for the Agile Center of Excellence leading VA OIT through multiple transformation activities, took on a new challenge as Director for the Veterans’ Experience Services Portfolio.


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