Lisa Davis is senior vice president of Information Technology and chief information officer at Blue Shield of California, a nonprofit health plan with over $20 billion in annual revenue serving over 4 million members in the state's commercial, individual, and government markets. She is an innovative global business and IT executive with extensive cross-industry experience, focused on digital transformation and enterprise-wide modernization strategies to optimize business performance and operational efficiencies. 

Davis is a proven IT leader, with a deep understanding of the complexities and interdependencies of technology and business. Her dynamic, innovative, and forward-thinking leadership will contribute to Blue Shield of California’s bold mission and ambitious five-year plan to create a healthcare system worthy of family and friends. Her extensive experience and passion for building strong, collaborative partnerships will leverage Blue Shield of California’s existing state-of-the-art technology foundation to improve the member, provider, and employee experience.

Davis most recently served as vice president and general manager for Intel Corporation, where she led data center business and digital transformation strategies and developed solutions to simplify the adoption of modern technologies for customers. She is a three-time CIO and has led four technology transformations over the course of her 30-year technology career. Prior to Intel, Davis served as CIO at Georgetown University, and held a variety of technology leadership roles in her 26-year career in the federal government. As a member of the Senior Executive Service, she was CIO of the U.S. Marshals Service in the Department of Justice as well as CIO of the Counterintelligence Field Activity in the Department of Defense.

Throughout her 30-year career in technology, Davis has been a champion for women in technology and leadership, leading professional development initiatives for women. She has received numerous awards in recognition of her contributions to the technology field, including the Top 100 Social CIO Award, CIO Magazine’s CIO 100 Award, and the Digital Edge 25 Award for innovative use of technology to deliver business value. Davis is a highly requested keynote speaker, thought leader, and social media influencer.

Davis earned a master's degree in human resources management from Golden Gate University and a bachelor of science in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University. She also has CISSP, 2003 and TS/SCI U.S. security clearance. 

 

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