Moving the Needle in Healthcare: Advancing Women in STEM

Join WITI, Atlantic Health System and Randstad Technologies as we bring together influencers and decision makers for a collaborative discussion to reframe how we think and what we do about the gender and diversity gap in the tech sector.

We will explore ways to advance women of all levels, backgrounds by addressing leadership and empowerment, creating a culture of diversity and inclusion, and tangible next steps you can take action on.

Men are always welcomed at all WITI events!

Featured Speakers

Deborah Cancilla, CIO Atlantic Health System

Prior to joining the Atlantic Health System, Debbie served as SVP and Chief Information Officer for PinnacleHealth, a $2 billion care delivery system in Central Pennsylvania. There, she oversaw technology services and resources for 162 locations, including three acute care hospitals, 70 ambulatory clinics, 18 imaging centers and 15 outpatient laboratories. With responsibility for 180 IT professionals, Debbie managed numerous programs and a full-scale Epic implementation to ensure sustainability and data security across all new and existing enterprise solutions. She simultaneously developed resources, processes and governance to eliminate unnecessary outsourcing, saving the system $12 million annually and engaging Pinnacle's own, internal IT team to ensure long-term sustainability and growth opportunities. Prior to her departure, Debbie was instrumental in helping to develop IT plans for the acquisition of 4 CHS hospitals as well as the sale of Pinnacle Health to UPMC.

Prior to her role with PinnacleHealth, Debbie served as SVP, Chief Information Officer for Grady Health System in Atlanta, where she completed a wholesale transformation of technology and team to support the fast paced turnaround of the health system. Grady Health System was recognized in 2012 as one of the Most Wired hospitals in the nation as well as propelled from HIMSS level 1 to HIMSS level 6 under Debbie's leadership.

In 2015, she was named as a Top 100 CIO and Top Female CIO by Becker's. Last year, Becker's honored Debbie once again, naming her as one of the Top Hospital and Health Care CIOs to Know and has received NJ CIO (not for profit) award in 2018.

Diane Adams Global Service Owner, TS Director Johnson & Johnson

Diane's career started in Financial Services, Operations Management and centered on continuous operational improvement efforts. Developing change initiative plans and ability to execute to achieve results has led to increasing responsibilities throughout her career. In 1996 her career "pivoted" to manage operational areas for outsourcing companies. Her expertise in change management and metrics/data based operations management led to a leadership position in Benefits Management, initially in operations where a successful organization transformation led to ownership of all aspects of the Defined Benefit Outsource business from sales, operations and IT. In 2005 Diane joined Medco Health Solutions, Inc. where she was responsible for a Requirement Center of Excellence where consistent processes and year over year reduction of requirement defects by a minimum of 20% were achieved during her tenure. Diane transitioned to Vice President of IT, Business Relationship Management for Claims processing at Chubb Insurance in 2012, where she led transformation efforts for software development via application lifecycle management tools and use of agile techniques. Diane now partners across Johnson & Johnson Commercial and R&D teams to deliver products in an agile way. She was appointed Global Service Owner responsible for Agile, Application Testing, Business Analysis, Software Quality Assurance Services as well as the Software Development Lifecycle Process.

Justin Lahullier, Chief Information Officer, Delta Dental

Justin Lahullier joined Delta Dental of New Jersey in early 2000, has held several key positions in areas including Compliance, Product Development, Strategic Planning, and Informatics. He was previously Assistant Vice President of Strategic Decision Support and Data Services where his focus was on driving value using analytics, data visualization, and storytelling. He was promoted to Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Services in April of 2017.

Justin's current focus is on driving value from all areas of IT to the business and external partners with a focus on optimizing IT delivery and support. Key successes include partnering with the business to deliver outcomes aligned with corporate strategy while providing leadership and governance to critical strategic and technical initiatives. Current initiatives include Hi-Trust compliance, improving the customer experience and leveraging data and analytics with a focus on driving efficiencies, reducing risk and enabling the business. Justin also developed the company's first IT focused 18-month professional development program dubbed "CIO University."

Chris Martin
, Senior Vice President of Strategy, Randstad Technologies

Chris Martin is the key stakeholder in driving business development and oversees the execution of the company's overall sales strategy with a specialized focus on innovation and growth. Chris has been instrumental in the company's initiatives tied to utilizing big data and AI to develop intelligent sales models for the entire organization. As the SVP of Strategy, and Head of the Center of Excellence, he is responsible for strategic innovation throughout the Randstad Technologies Group portfolio.

With over 15 years in the staffing and HR solutions industry, Chris started his career with Randstad back in 2002. He moved up the ranks first as Account Manager, then as a Branch Manager, Regional Manager of Permanent Recruiting overseeing teams in the Mid-Atlantic to the NYC Metro area, and then transitioned to support all of Randstad U.S. by establishing the company's Enterprise Solutions group. In this role, Chris sold across service lines offering new business development and strategic account management to key customers around the country.

Chris graduated from University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management from the Isenberg School of Management and his SEP, from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.