Tonguç Yaman, MPH, CHCIO is a leader in health informatics and cultural change management. He is passionate about adapting IT to the needs of healthcare providers and their patients. Through his diverse career, Mr. Yaman has led global initiatives in finance, IT, and healthcare. He currently serves as the first Chief Information Officer of SOMOS, a network of New York City physicians, specialists, community-based organizations and other providers who deliver high-quality, patient-centered care in a comprehensive, coordinated, and accessible manner to individuals and families participating in the Medicaid program. Prior to joining SOMOS, he served as the Deputy CIO of Bellevue Hospital, the largest public hospital in New York City. Mr. Yaman holds a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Bogaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey, and an Executive MPH from Columbia University where he is currently studying to earn a Doctorate of Public Health.