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Medical Management

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
June 13, 2018

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James A. ("Chip") Strosnider, Jr.

Atlanta, GA 404-***-**** Twitter: @chipstrosnider


A true transformational leader with top tier IT experience delivering successful engagement management, solution consulting/delivery, product lifecycle management (full SDLC, Waterfall and Agile) with full P&L. Demonstrates a proven ability to develop and sustain high performing teams instilling a culture of innovation and excellence.

Core Competencies:

A master at nurturing strategic partnerships between business and IT to facilitate the collaborated execution of new and emerging technologies to achieve the targeted business need

Known for promoting “out-of-the-box” thinking for solutions.

Proven ability to objectively assess and advocate solutions with clear, value-based, rationale.

Broad-based business and technical acumen in all aspects of Information Technology including full IT life cycle, budget management and resource allocation.

Expert in delivering proofs-of-concept to large-scale enterprise solutions on time and under budget

Generated/sustained and executed against OpEx and CapEx budgets

Builds “high performing” teams delivering technology strategy/implementation, technology roadmaps, custom application design thru deployment, and business process analysis.

Experienced in software and infrastructure design and delivery in large-scale complex environments where legacy, operational, and digital technologies co-exist.

Manages vendor relationships achieving targeted results.

Skilled in implementation of a high standard of governance across strategic, project, operational, risk and financial dimensions of performance to meet business objectives


Kaiser Permanente, Sr. Director, IT Business Portfolio Management / Innovation Hunter 2007 – 2017


One of 7 original “Innovation Hunters” in KP.

Evaluated current and emerging technology to fully leverage innovative technologies in support of business vision.

Led the enhanced development of an emerging technology knowledgebase (Salesforce) and visualization (Tableau) enabling transparent self-service access to innovation across the enterprise.

Delivered initiatives utilizing innovative technologies that positively impacted business issues in care delivery, member satisfaction, retention and growth.

Competed for and received “innovation grants” totaling more than $3M yielding high ROI.


Practices a skill and presence that facilitates highly effective integration with the business and IT executives regarding emerging technologies and business driven innovation opportunities.

Recruited/sustained a team of IT professionals while providing coaching and development.

Demonstrates strong communication and collaboration skills with the ability to influence and gain consensus from business partners.

Formed/led process initiatives to include: governance and business case discipline; formalized intake/demand management; change management; problem management (RCA).

Led unique collaborations with: nationally prominent hospitals and technology incubators.

Transformational Initiatives


Led the deployment of technology allowing doctors access to medical records on mobile devices ultimately lowering medical costs and ensuring timely care.

First to adopt iPhone for physicians (now corporate standard).

Enabled the Remote Charge Capture on the iPhone and iPAD.

Implemented nearly 100 SMS use cases for KP members.

Lead implementation of FDA certified medical imagery “viewer” from KP PACS to iPad for radiologists to accomplishing “wet reads”.

Appointed by Regional business leaders to represent them as a single voice in mobility efforts.


Deployed first in the Program tele-behavioral health specific platform and added more specialties and scaled for enterprise increasing access.

Participated on KP’s Telehealth Executive Steering committee.

Originally, only IT resource asked to participate on KP’s Virtual Care Workgroup (formed by physicians).

Health Information Exchange:

Selected by the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce to lead the HIE effort for the State and directly help the Department of Community Health stand up a 501c3 corporation to administer the program.

United local hospitals’ CEOs and Presidents on the need for GA to have an HIE for the greater good of raising the quality and lowering the cost of healthcare in the State.

Regionally led/implemented CareAnywhere allowing for electronic exchange of patent’s medical records.


Corporate Vice President, Biosurveillance - SAIC 2004 – 2007 (Recruited back to SAIC by senior leadership)

(Full P&L responsibility)

Responsible for building custom solution delivery teams for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the National Biosurveillance Integration System (NBIS). Leading a cross-functional team in defining requirements driving new business practices and formulating new business processes through design/delivery/prototype deployment of NBIS.

Sr. Consulting Director for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Bioterrorism programs – BioSense and BioWatch .

Sr. Consulting Director for DoD USNORTHCOM/SG select agent modeling efforts..

Chief Operating Officer - HealthCentrics Inc. 2001 – 2003

Asked by investors to review portfolio and comment upon corporations being funded. Once report given, hired to lead and take to market “HealthCentrics product offering”- corporate turnaround.

Pure-Play ASP Healthcare billing (claim) and practice management application

solution – Java (J2EE) with Oracle db and Apache web server

Lead the acquisition/application integration of InfoVault (on-line/off site storage solution) and e-Appeals (on-line, automated, claim appeal system)

Exit = Company acquired for $24M

Managing Director Western Region and International Business - Red Sky Interactive 2000 – 2001 ($155M P&L)

Built fulfillment teams of both creative and s/w engineering (C++, J2EE, EJBs)

3 Practices – Supply Chain Mgt, EAI, e-Marketing totaling

Full P&L with revenue growth target of 30% and strong EBITDA

Conceived six B2B, B2E, B2C solutions for the demonstration of “practice solution sets”

Corporate Vice President for Technology Delivery - SAIC 1988 – 2000

1997 – 2000 Vice President, Special Programs - 400+ person delivery team - revenues of $3-100+M/yr

Responsible for gaining SEI CMM level III, externally rated

Monitored program’s quality and deliverables for a "stand-alone" P&L center, deliverable quality, managing budgets and staff's salaries against “aggressive EBTDA” goals

1995 – 1997 Vice President / Program Director, Oil and Gas Commercial Programs

Lead custom solutions portion of international joint venture – responsible for budgets of $75M (all internal facing multi-year efforts)

Collapsed duplicative organizations – streamlined concept to deployment time line

Planned and managed major technology "infusion" efforts

1993 – 1995 CTO, Healthcare Technology Sector

Acted as CTO and PM for Medical Record Software Development Program (VA)

Implemented a 750+ seat client-server UNIX and NT bi-coastal best-of-breed software development environment

Planned and supported 20,000+ desktops with a standard office suite

1988 - 1993 Program Manager Interceptor Technologies

Responsible for growing a P&L of $1.3M "greenhouse" to $35M+

Lead technology insertion studies for the SDIO Interceptor Component Technology Directorate

Civil Service – HQ USAF, DoD Special Operations 1984 – 1988

Operationalized satellite constellation for tactical purpose

Planned/utilized unique assets for surveillance, interdiction and defense


Bachelor of Arts – Catholic University of America

Major: Politics/International Relations


Graduate Courses - Program Management, S/W Dev. Estimating, Systems Engineering (Basic and Advanced), Federal Contract Law (Basic and Advanced), Contract Administration (Basic and Advanced), Contract Pricing (Basic and Advanced), Basic Satellite Systems, Spacecraft Orbital Mechanics, Certified “Scrum Master”


HIMSS, GA HIMSS Board of Directors (7yrs), GA HIMSS President

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