HIMSS Executive Bios

Harold F. Wolf, III

Harold F. Wolf, III
President & CEO

Harold (Hal) Wolf III is the President and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS consists of HIMSS North America, HIMSS International, cause-based, global membership societies; HIMSS Analytics, the market research and data services group; HIMSS Media, the diversified media and publishing division; PCHAlliance, the Personal Connected Health Alliance; and Health 2.0 the Digital Health Conference—all focused on better health through information technology.

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H. Stephen Lieber, CAE

H. Stephen Lieber, CAE
President & CEO, Emeritus

Steve Lieber is President and CEO, Emeritus 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 through information technology.

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Blain Newton

Blain Newton
Executive Vice President
HIMSS Analytics

In this role, Mr. Newton is responsible for all global operations of HIMSS Analytics, a leading healthcare IT market research and analytics firm. Blain has nearly 20 years of experience in the healthcare technology industry, holding leadership roles in finance, product strategy, and operations around the world at companies including IDX Systems Corporation, GE Healthcare, Allscripts, and Arthur Andersen. Mr. Newton has been at HIMSS Analytics since 2012 following the acquisition by HIMSS of the market research firm CapSite, where he served as CEO.

 
Carla Smith, MA, CNM, FHIMSS

Carla Smith, MA, CNM, FHIMSS
Executive Vice President, HIMSS

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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Indu Subaiya

Indu Subaiya
Executive Vice President, Health 2.0

Indu Subaiya is a visionary healthcare leader whose work builds community, creates dialogue and inspires us to radically rethink how our health shapes our lives. Indu co-founded and served as CEO of Health 2.0, the leading conference and media platform that promotes and catalyzes new technologies in healthcare.

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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 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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