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Satish Dave

Chief Information Officer at Vision Source

Work History

2014Present

Chief Information Officer

Vision Source

In my role at Vision Source®, I lead the information technology group and help our members to build the strongest network of independent optometrist, helping them to reach their full potential.

Vision Source, North America's premier network of private practice optometrists, leads by providing the best and most advanced clinical and business tools that deliver value to our members. We leverage our 3,300 member network’s collective power to provide unsurpassed purchasing power (more than $2.5B in sales), practice services, and marketing innovation. These services differentiate Vision Source from the competition by enabling members to realize their full potential while providing the highest quality eye care. Our members provide quality eye care to more than 14 million patients every year.

Honoree CIO 100 Award 2016

20102014

Chief Information Officer

MedSolutions Inc

As Chief Information Officer, Satish Dave is leading all strategic and operational technology initiatives for MedSolutions. In his role, Dave (pronounced dặv′-vee) is focused on MSI's delivery of cutting-edge technology to streamline processes and create operational efficiencies for our customers - including providers as well as Commercial, Medicaid and Medicare health plans. In addition, his responsibility includes IT, Claims Operation, Healthcare Analytics, Process Excellence (Lean/Six Sigma), and PMO organizations.

20072010

CIO | Executive Director

Appleton Papers Inc

Oversee global IT for $1B+ specialty paper and performance packaging company. Direct strategic vision and planning, policies and procedures, staff development, operation, technology implementations and upgrades, and process improvement.  In addition I am member for Benefits' Finance Committee and executive sponsor for Office Lean efforts.

20062007

Divisional CIO | Vice President IT

Concentra Inc

Directed IT and product delivery for Workers' Compensation division at $1.5B healthcare company. Developed strategic roadmap for products and technology. Enabled sale of company to Coventry Healthcare by leading due diligence and integration as part of M&A activities.

20032006

Global IT Leader | Senior Vice President

GE Insurance Solutions

Oversaw global IT for several functional business areas at $8B insurance company operating in 28 countries. Managed IT controllership and risk management.

GE Insurance a business unit of General Electric providing re-insurance and a wide range of primary insurance products and services. Total revenue of $8 billion & assets of $52.5 billion. 3,300 employees located in 28 countries. Swiss Re acquired GE Insurance in early 2006, this made Swiss Re as world's largest re-insurer.

20002003

Manager

Shop At Home Network

Directed enterprise software development for $250 M interactive media Retail Company. Created IT strategy to support business growth and market penetration.

Shop At Home, an EW Scripps home shopping subsidiary (at that time), markets a growing range of consumer goods directly to customers through interactive electronic media, including broadcast, cable, satellite television and the Internet. It reaches 57 million households. Other Scripps Networks brands include HGTV, Food, DIY, Fine Living, 10 TV stations and 21 newspapers.

19982000

Team Leader

SETA Corporation

Led several digitization initiatives for federal agencies through Technology Solution Company.

SETA Corporation provides innovative enterprise solutions to many Federal & Commercial clients since 1987. It is a CMM Level III company & employs about 500 technology professionals.  

19891998

Manager | Executive Engineer

Coal India Limited

Oversaw management, production, operation, and maintenance of engineering section. Promoted to direct strategic IT initiatives while maintaining original responsibilities.

Coal India Ltd. is the largest corporate employer of India, operating in many geologically scattered locations with about 460 thousand employees. It contributes to 85% of the coal production of India & is the largest coal producer worldwide.

19881989

Customer Engineer

Hinditron Computers Ltd.

Education

20152017

Strategic Management

Harvard University
19831988

Bachelor of Engineering

Certifications

Six Sigma Green Belt

GE

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute

GE Advanced Leadership Certification (AIMC)

GE

Insurance Property & Casualty (INS)

American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters and the Insurance Institute of America

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