Dan Pelino serves as General Manager for IBM’s global Healthcare and Life Sciences business. In this worldwide role, he leads the corporation in helping clients create smarter, more connected health care systems, working closely with public and private health care providers and payers, biotech and pharmaceutical companies, and medical device and instrument companies.
Dan is a recognized expert in the areas of healthcare transformation and health IT. He has advised numerous countries and states on health care IT-related issues. Under his leadership, IBM has been involved in helping transform and digitize health systems worldwide. He has formed numerous partnership with many of the largest health systems focusing on new care models, analytic solutions and unique approaches to the optimization and cost challenges of technology infrastructure.
IBM’s healthcare and life sciences business is a significant contributor to the company’s Public Sector organization. Pelino leads the company’s strategic direction in this area and has helped consistently grow the business through IBM’s expertise in managing vast amounts of information, in-depth understanding of the industry and thousands of industry consultants, as well IBM’s hardware and software offerings.
Prior to serving in this role, Dan served in numerous leadership positions within IBM including Vice President Corporate Marketing and Strategy, Vice President, Global Distribution Channels Management, Vice President, Americas, for the Central Region where he was responsible for customer relationships, revenue, profit, and market share for 15 mid-western states; and Group Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing and Support, Technology Group.
Dan received his Master’s Degree in Organizational Communications and his Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Public Relations from Western Kentucky University. He joined IBM in 1980.