Vice President, Digital Strategy and Innovation, UPMC Enterprises

Katie brings exceptional skill and knowledge to her role as the executive in charge of MyUPMC, the “digital front door” to UPMC that sees more than 1.4 million patient logins a month. Katie works with a broad range of stakeholders across UPMC — clinical activities, IT, operations, marketing, and more — to integrate digital tools into the health system. She provides strategic leadership to a team of product managers, software developers, and designers who have launched the MyUPMC mobile app that generated more than 200,000 downloads in the first year. She and her team will continue to enhance MyUPMC so it will become the starting point to managing patients’ health care digitally and a trusted partner in managing health and wellness.

Katie previously served as the Director of Design Strategy at the UPMC Technology Development Center. Prior to joining UPMC in 2012, she spent 10 years as a design and innovation consultant in the health care, government, and military sectors. Katie also has taught graduate-level and executive courses in design and innovation methods.

Katie earned both Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design and Master of Human-Computer Interaction degrees from Carnegie Mellon University.