Nick Bonvino has served as a healthcare executive for over 25 years, applying IT-based products and services to enhance the financial, administrative, and clinical performance of healthcare organizations. Since joining Healthconnect in 2014 as CEO, the HIE has tripled its hospital members including all health systems, doubled physician participation, expanded its service area, and reached financial sustainability. Through the rapid deployment of its interoperability platform, Healthconnect has now connected over 1000 clinical entities with disparate EHR platforms. Nick’s strategy of integrating deep into clinician workflows has resulted in robust adoption by caregivers across the region. Nick’s leadership has furthered other HIE initiatives in Illinois, Florida, New York, North Texas, and Europe. Nick was National Practice Leader for CTG and Northside Consulting, served as CIO for Triad Hospitals, and led sales divisions for Siemens, EDS, and IBM, where he started as a semiconductor engineer. He is a frequent presenter on HIT transformation at industry conferences and has chaired and served on the advisory boards of several healthcare IT companies. Nick holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Norwich University and was selected to attend specialized programs at Harvard Business School, Wharton School of Business, IBM Sales & Marketing Education, and EDS Strategic Value Selling. He is an active member of CHIME (College of Health Information Management Executives) and HIMSS.