Member Since 2021
The HCI Group (A Tech Mahindra Company)
Charlotte, North Carolina Area
Will Conaway is the Chief Growth Officer & Vice President of Provider Delivery for the HCI Group, a Tech Mahindra Company. Will is an award-winning CIO and Technology Executive at large healthcare systems, specializing in strategy and growth, and has extensive experience as an executive leader in healthcare, organizational strategy, organizational operations, negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, leadership, quality assurance initiatives, international business, information technology and transformation, consulting, and delivery. Will is recognized for his continuing contributions to strategic planning, growth and innovation in healthcare, and is a highly sought-after SME speaking at universities and tech councils across the country. He was the keynote speaker at the Cornell University's August 2019 ILR School's EMHRM Graduation, and the featured speaker at Kansas State University in October of 2019. Will was a panelist at Harvard Business School's and athenahealth's roundtable on the state of healthcare and technology in the United States in December 2019 and was the emcee and moderator for the CIO and CISO Southern California Summit in March 2020. Will served on the Board of Governors at the Federation of American Hospitals, the Federation of American Hospital’s Technology & Cyber Committee, Manifest MedEx Advisory Committee (HIE), AT&T's Healthcare Advisory Council, Verizon's Healthcare, Insurance and Life Sciences Customer Advisory Board, and a member of the American Heart Association 2020 ELT. He was the Chair of Kansas State University Psychology Sciences Alumni Advisory Council 2020, and a member of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. Will is a two-time recipient of Constellation's Business Transformation 150 (BT150) award (2019-2020 and 2021-2022), and Becker's Hospital Review's 100 Hospital and Health System CIOs to Know for 2019. He serves on the Forbes Technology Council and is a member of the Fast Company Executive Board and the AEHIT CHIME Board. Will has appeared in leading industry magazines. He was the feature of Martha Heller’s Movers and Shakers, American Healthcare Leader magazine, and HealthTech magazine, and is frequently quoted in Becker's Hospital Review and the Forbes security and technology blogs. He was featured in the September 2019 issues of Business Chief magazine and Gigabit magazine, and in the Spring/March 2020 issue of Global Healthcare, was a feature of Becker's Podcast for Healthcare Executives in December 2019, and a podcast on for C-Suite Reports by the Becker Group in April 2020. Will has also had several articles published in Forbes. Concurrent with his executive roles in healthcare, Will is the former Vertical Lead, Leadership at Cornell University, and currently teaches at Cornell's ILR School, and Sloan College of Human Ecology, working with masters-level students in leadership, psychology, and healthcare, and he facilitates courses for eCornell.
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The HCI Group is a global leader in healthcare IT consulting and technology solutions. We are committed to improving healthcare globally through a combination of disruptive innovation and cost reduction. HCI’s vision is to transform the healthcare industry into the leader of the adoption of digital technology. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, with international headquarters in the United Kingdom, HCI offers a broad scope of healthcare IT solutions in more than 15 countries in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.