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As a part of the Providence St. Joseph Health family, our values include: Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence, Integrity
Candor and Respect
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Executive vice president, chief digital officer – Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH)
Managing general partner – Providence Ventures (PV)
Aaron Martin is responsible for the digital, web, mobile and online marketing channels. His team drives innovative new programs that improve convenience, lower cost and improve quality. Aaron is also responsible for Providence Venture’s $150M fund, which invests in early to mid-stage health care technology companies.
Aaron serves on the boards of PV portfolio companies AVIA, Kyruus, Wildflower Health and Xealth. He is also a current board member of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, an integrated not-for-profit health system based in Albuquerque, NM.
Prior to PSJH, Aaron worked for Amazon, McKinsey & Company, and was a founder of two early-stage technology companies funded by New Enterprise Associates and Mayfield. While at Amazon, Aaron was general manager of Amazon’s self-publishing and print on demand business. Aaron went on to lead the Kindle North American Trade publisher business helping major publishing partners like Random House, Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins transition their businesses to ebooks on Kindle.
Aaron holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Music from Austin College and a MBA in Finance from The Wharton School.
Vice president, engineering - Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH)
Nipun Dureja is vice president of engineering, responsible for both hardware and software engineering solutions for Telehealth Services, Consumer Services, API Platform and Engineering Infrastructure.
Nipun has over 15 years of experience in building and leading engineering teams to deliver market defining products. Prior to joining Providence, he worked at Salesforce where he applied the power of cloud to enterprise systems to build and deliver the next generation of Salesforce solutions for Microsoft products. Previous to that, he was at Amazon where he helped apply predictive routing software to the last mile package delivery business, now known as "Prime Now," which resulted in a step function improvement in speed and efficiency. He worked most of his earlier career at Microsoft helping drive the power of Windows to consumer devices and building Bing’s core search platform to serve millions of customers.
Nipun holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Group vice president, product and digital innovation - Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH)
David Cerino serves as group vice president of digital products where he focuses on working with strategic and operational stakeholders to deliver best in class experiences for consumers and caregivers. David is responsible for product management, user experience and design, and technical program management.
Prior to PSJH, David served as the chief executive officer at WiserCare, a digital health startup in the shared decision-making space. David came to WiserCare from Zynx Health, where he was the executive vice president and chief operating officer, with a focus on revenue and commercial operations. Prior to Zynx, David served as general manager for the Health Solutions Group at Microsoft Corporation. He was responsible for leading the team's 'connected health' strategy and managing Microsoft Amalga, Microsoft HealthVault and the Sentillion product line. David managed all worldwide marketing initiatives for the Health Solutions Group. Before focusing on health care, David was chief marketing and product officer at Farelogix Inc. He previously served as vice president and general manager at Orbitz LLC., and held executive marketing positions at First USA Bank and DigitalWork Inc.
David holds a Master of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer science from Wake Forest University in North Carolina.
Group vice president, digital experience - Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH)
Shweta Ponnappa is the group vice president, digital experience. As a digital leader with more than 14 years in the digital marketing space (including her previous role at Amazon), Shweta currently obsesses over bringing the user-centricity and measurability of great ecommerce digital experiences to health care.
Shweta holds a Master of Science in Information Technology and Management from the University of North Carolina.
Chief digital strategy officer - Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH)
Sara Vaezy is the chief digital strategy officer. Sara leads the development of the digital strategy and roadmap, digital partnerships and business development, and technology evaluation and pilots. Prior to PSJH, Sara worked for The Chartis Group, a health care management consulting firm, where she focused on enterprise strategic planning, payer-provider partnerships, and the development of population health companies.
Sara holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Physics and Philosophy and holds a Master of Health Administration and a Master of Public Health in Healthcare Policy from The University of Washington’s School of Public Health.
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