Reid Oakes is the Executive Vice President, Analytics for HIMSS, a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology.
In his role, Oakes is responsible for industry alignment, product strategy, and go-to-market for all HIMSS Analytics maturity models and the enterprise’s Digital Health Indicator (DHI) product and services portfolios. These products serve as the platform for guiding digital health transformation and providing an unbiased methodology to match key health information and technology investments to the outcomes the healthcare industry needs and enable health systems to provide improved and more equitable care to patients around the world.
Oakes brings over 20 years of experience in delivering IT solutions for healthcare based on a strong technical foundation, strategic growth mindset and passionate focus on making a difference in the global healthcare markets. Reid is a recognized industry leader having served in leadership capacities across standard setting organizations, industry consortiums, national policy and numerous geography level health collaborations. He served on the boards of the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA), and Continua Health Alliance—focusing on the adoption of personalized digital health technologies.
Before joining HIMSS, Oakes served as the Global Head and General Manager for Health Industries at HP Inc., where he focused on innovation and strategic solution engineering for the healthcare payer, provider and health sciences industries.
Prior to HP, Reid held progressive roles with Oracle, Novell and consulting organizations. He is also a proud U.S. Air Force veteran.