Jake Haunty is the PMO Director, UW Medicine IT Services. His tenure with UW Medicine IT Services started in 2003 as the first IT Project Manager in the organization. After demonstrating the importance of the discipline of IT project management, Jake led the development of an EHR-focused PMO and, ultimately, the UW Medicine IT PMO responsible for the delivery of $25,000,000 IT project investment annually led by his team of 25 staff IT project managers. Most recently, Jake has focused on maturing the department’s portfolio management function with an emphasis on capacity/demand management and governance. Prior to his tenure at UW Medicine, Jake spent 7 years as a healthcare IT consultant focused on system implementations. He previously served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy. Jake received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and a Master of Science in Health Systems from Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial and Systems Engineering.