CIO Moves this month include:
|Cowen Inc.||BDC||Optima Healthcare Solutions|
|HealthStream, Inc.||Blank Rome LLP||Seagate Technology|
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Cowen Inc. [NEW YORK] (NASDAQ: COWN) announced that Ann Neidenbach has been appointed Managing Director and Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Cowen, Neidenbach held similar positions at Convergex and NASDAQ and also held senior positions at Citibank and Lava Trading.
BDC [Montréal] has appointed Stéphane Bilodeau to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Before joining BDC, Bilodeau was active in the Fintech industry. Most recently, Bilodeau led IT governance and business relationship activities within the Office of the Vice President of Information Technology at Hydro-Québec. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President, Operations and Strategic Initiatives Office at the National Bank of Canada. Upon joining the National Bank, he worked as Senior Vice President, IT Delivery. Bilodeau began his career as a systems developer for Desjardins. He went on to join DMR Conseil, where he worked for 12 years and rose to the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy – Quebec Region. He then worked for the Montréal Exchange as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Optima Healthcare Solutions [PALM CITY, Fla. and ALPHARETTA, Ga.] announced the appointment of Jason James as Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Optima, James was the Vice President of EarthLink. Previously, James served as the Vice President of Global IT Infrastructure Support and Operations for PRGX. James began his SaaS-centric career with Servigistics and during his tenure, was promoted to Vice President of Global IT.
Blank Rome LLP [NEW YORK] announced that Andrea J. Markstrom has joined the Firm as Chief Information Officer. Markstrom comes to Blank Rome from Faegre Baker Daniels LLP where she led the technology infrastructure and support operation for the firm. Prior to Faegre, Markstrom served as a group manager for Target Corporation.
Seagate Technology [CUPERTINO, Calif.] (NASDAQ: STX) announced that Ravi Naik has joined the company as chief information officer. Prior to joining Seagate, Ravi was the senior vice president of technology at Katerra. Before Katerra, Ravi was SanDisk’s chief information officer. He began his career in 1993 in India, working for HP. He joined 3Com in 1997, and spent the next seven years there. In 2005, he joined Mercury Interactive.
Jackson Healthcare [ATLANTA] has announced the appointment of Ryan Esparza as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Esparza comes to Jackson Healthcare with a wealth of experience including The Weather Channel, Intercontinental Hotels Group, COXnet, and The Home Depot. Immediately prior to joining Jackson Healthcare, he was a vice president of software engineering at The Weather Company, an IBM Business. Previously, Ryan was the Global Innovation Manager at IHG.