New CTO, Dan Brown, to leverage technology to increase value to customers
First Choice Health (FCH), a forward-thinking provider-owned health benefits company, has announced Dan Brown as its Chief Technology Officer. Brown will use his extensive experience in information technology to lead efforts that include software engineering, enterprise architecture and technology strategy development.
Brown joins First Choice Health with more than 22 years of experience in information technology. He spent the last four years as Vice President of Enterprise Solutions at ProKarma, where he helped companies in the Pacific Northwest solve their most difficult technology problems. Prior to ProKarma, Brown served as the Director of Enterprise Architecture, Solution Engineering and Technology Strategy at Premera Blue Cross, where he guided the company's tech strategies for more than six years.
"Companies are constantly needing to adapt to advancing technology in their industries," said Brown. "First Choice Health is already using data and technology to develop flexible, 21st-century solutions for clients, and I'm looking forward to leading them further down this road while exploring, designing and delivering highly-scalable solutions that fit the healthcare plan management needs of employers, big or small."
"Our clients are our number one priority, and we need to respond to their evolving needs with innovative and secure products and services that match those needs," said Jaja Okigwe, CEO of FCH. "Dan brings a wealth of diverse expertise, which has helped companies across the country implement strategies and solve problems using information technology. He will guide us through the people, process and technology required to deliver on our vision."