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SIM Philadelphia Breakfast - September 14, 2016
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When: 9/14/2016
7:30 AM
Where: Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia 19103
Contact: Maureen Waddington
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As senior technology professionals we are expected to foresee, adapt, and plan for business and technology alignment initiatives and programs. Major business events require IT and the business units to tightly collaborate and manage change. Come and hear three seasoned professionals who have led major transformation and change programs first-hand discuss their accomplishments and lessons learned. 
Speakers and Topics:
Jacki Feild - "Transforming the IT Women's Initiative for Leadership Success at Vanguard"
Gail Reganato - "How Independence is Using Comparative Cost Reports to Change Physician Behavior"
Steve Bakanov - "Creating a New Marketing Concept via Software."

Coordinator - Charlton Monsanto, Partner at LiquidHub, Inc.

ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS                                        

Jacqueline D. Feild, MBA
Head of Plan Sponsor Recordkeeping and Data (Institutional Systems Integration), Vanguard

Jacki has 28 years of professional experience with the last 20 years working at Vanguard. Currently, Jacki is the Head of Plan Sponsor Record Keeping and Data in Institutional Systems as well as the Head of Vanguard Information Technology's "Women's Initiative for Leadership Success" program. Previously Jacki was the Asia Pacific Chief Information Officer, based in Australia. Prior to Vanguard, Jacki worked in IT at Sun Oil Company. Jacki holds a dual concentration Master's degree from Drexel University in Management Information Systems and International Management, a Master of Science from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science from Villanova University.
Gail Reganato
Healthcare Product/Program Director,Independence Blue Cross

Gail is a results oriented product/program director with 20 years' experience solving business problems using data and technology. She currently works in the Informatics Division of Independence Blue Cross where she leads Provider Data and Outreach initiatives. Previously, Gail led multiple programs and teams related to the enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence applications. Prior to Independence, Gail served as Vice President of Product Management at a health and productivity management company (now part of Walgreen's), where she led the development of a population based health management solution. Gail earned her Master's in Health Administration from Pennsylvania State University. 

Steve Bakanov, MS, PhD
Chief Information and Technology Officer, Advanced Provider Solutions

As a seasoned technologist, Steve has architected, developed and managed innovative local and cloud based IT solutions for industry-leading global and domestic companies. He was responsible for business systems supporting more than 100 million global users. Steve has provided consulting and system implementation services to numerous clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CareFirst, USA Mutual Life Insurance, Cigna, the City of Philadelphia, Pfizer, Aflac, ABB and IBM. He is a senior member of multiple technology organizations such as SIM, Great Philadelphia Senior Executives Group (GPSEG), CIO Round Table, CIO Advisory Board and UPA Advisory Board. Mr. Bakanov holds a PhD in Business Administration from WNU, MS, BS in computer science and BS in Economics from Sevastopol State University.

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