HIMSS Executive Bios

H. Stephen Lieber, CAE

H. Stephen Lieber, CAE
President and CEO

Steve Lieber is President and CEO of HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).  HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.

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Carla Smith, MA, CNM, FHIMSS

Carla Smith, MA, CNM, FHIMSS
Executive Vice President

Carla Smith is Executive Vice President of HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).  HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology..

Within HIMSS, Smith leads HIMSS’s cause-based association. Focused primarily on the US and Canada, Smith leverages her extensive experience in nonprofit management to ensure HIMSS’s ability to achieve its mission and maintain its financial health.

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Jeremy T. Bonfini

Jeremy T. Bonfini
Executive Vice President, Global Services

Jeremy T. Bonfini is Executive Vice President, Global Services, for HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).  HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.

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John P. Hoyt, FACHE, FHIMSS

John P. Hoyt, FACHE, FHIMSS
Executive Vice President, Emeritus, HIMSS Analytics

John P. Hoyt is Executive Vice President, Emeritus, HIMSS Analytics at HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).

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John Whelan

John Whelan
Executive Vice President, HIMSS Media

John Whelan has over 20 years managing media businesses and positioning them for growth. Prior to joining HIMSS Media he held senior management and business development roles at Summit Business Media, Wicks Business Information, Source Media (formerly Thomson Media) and Oxford University Press in the UK.

 
Patricia Mechal, FACHE, FHIMSS

Patricia N. Mechael, PhD MHS
Executive Vice President, Personal Connected Health Alliance

Dr. Patricia (Patty) Mechael has dedicated over 20 years to catalyzing global health movements, including 15 years to harnessing the power of mobile technology to drive groundbreaking innovation to improve health outcomes and strengthen health systems.

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