Kathy Vanenkevort

SVP, Client Solutions
IBM Watson Health
Kathy has been part of the healthcare landscape for the last 21 years, beginning her work as a clinical epidemiologist at the Michigan State University School of Medicine, with a focus on cancer. She expanded her scope with First Consulting Group, focused on the transformation of the Military Health System, Department of Defense, for the Air Force Surgeon General. She came to IBM Watson Health via Truven Health Analytics, where she managed a team of experts in healthcare with focus on optimizing the level of value health systems provide their communities, families, patients, and staff. Currently, as the Senior Vice President of Client Solutions, her passion is to aid organizations in translating healthcare data into risk for the system (clinical, operational, and financial) and seek a growth path for this transitioning market.