Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Lisa Davis is Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Blue Shield of California, a tax-paying nonprofit health plan with over $20B in annual revenue serving more than 4M members in the state’s commercial, individual and government markets. She is an innovative global business and IT executive with extensive cross-industry experience, focused on digital transformation and enterprise-wide modernization strategies to optimize business performance and operational efficiencies.
She is a proven IT leader driven by excellence and a deep understanding of the complexities and interdependencies of technology and business. Davis’ dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking leadership will contribute to Blue Shield of California’s bold mission and ambitious five-year plan to create a healthcare system worthy of family and friends. Her extensive experience and passion for building strong, collaborative partnerships will leverage Blue Shield of California’s existing state-of-the-art technology foundation to improve member, provider and the employee experience.
Davis most recently served as Vice President and General Manager for Intel Corporation where she led their data center business and digital transformation strategies, developing solutions to simplify the adoption of modern technologies for customers. She is a three-time CIO and has led four technology transformations over the course of her 30-year career in technology. Prior to Intel, Davis served as CIO at Georgetown University, and held a variety of technology leadership roles in her 26-year career in the Federal Government. As a member of the Senior Executive Service, she was the CIO of the U.S. Marshals Service in the Department of Justice as well as CIO of the Counterintelligence Field Activity in the Department of Defense.
Throughout her 30-year career in technology, Davis has been a champion for women in technology and leadership – channeling that passion into leading professional development initiatives for women. She has received numerous awards in recognition of her contributions to the technology field, including the Top 100 Social CIO Award, CIO 100 Award from CIO Magazine and the Digital Edge 25 Award for innovative use of technology to deliver business value. Davis is a highly requested keynote speaker, thought leader and social media influencer.
Davis holds a Master of Science in Human Resources Management from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University. She also has CISSP, 2003 and TS/SCI U.S. security clearance.