Years ago, I wrote a series for CIO magazine entitled, “Life after CIO,” where I chronicled the career trajectories of CIOs who had moved into COO, CEO, and general management positions. Recently, I was chatting with my friend Dan Galdenzi, and I decided to revive the series.
In this first installment, Galdenzi, who moved from CIO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont to chief growth officer at healthcare technology provider NASCO, talks about how he secured the position and how different it is from his CIO role.
What is NASCO?
NASCO is a healthcare technology company that is “for the Blues by the Blues.” We are driving consolidation and scale for our customers, Blue Cross Blue Shield plans. We help them to create operating efficiencies by delivering new technology and cloud applications to automate claims processing, CRM, membership, enrollment, and billing. We are also in the process of creating a blockchain consortium among the Blues, and we have a business process outsourcing group that is in the early stages of developing capabilities in robotics and AI.
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