Senior Vice President, Information Services Division, UPMC

Chris leads information technology (IT) infrastructure teams at UPMC, including data centers, data, voice and video networks, cybersecurity, service desk, device support, enterprise project management office, and more, which include 900 IT professionals and an annual budget (capital and operating) of more than $200 million. Chris also serves as President of ClinicalConnect, Pennsylvania’s largest Health Information Exchange (HIE) comprised of over 40,000 users at western Pennsylvania’s leading regional health providers. In 2015, The Pittsburgh Technology Council and Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group named Chris 2015 Pittsburgh CIO of the Year.

Chris has 22 years of experience in the IT field. He has a B.A. degree in Accounting with a minor in Business Administration from Westminster College and a Master of Business Administration and Master of Information Systems Management from Robert Morris University. He serves on the Pittsburgh International Airport IT Advisory Board. He also serves as an adjunct associate professor with Point Park University and La Roche College teaching information systems and business courses.