Tom Woteki, Ph.D., has joined Acentia as the company’s chief architect for strategy and solutions development. He has more than 25 years of experience with large-scale systems engineering, integration, and software development in the public and private sectors.
In this new role, Woteki head the effort developing the company’s Centers of Excellence in support of customers’ mission-critical needs. He will also help sharpen the company’s focus to further solidify its position in healthcare information technology, while identifying and integrating new technologies into the company’s key offerings.
“Earlier this year we announced a new brand identity – Acentia – to reflect our commitment to solving complex mission-critical challenges faced by our customers on programs of national significance,” said Todd Stottlemyer, Acentia CEO.
“Adding Tom to the team enhances our ability to execute on this commitment, as his extensive career in the government, private, and healthcare sectors is distinguished by an ability to develop and manage innovative large-scale information technology programs,” he added. “We believe his expertise will significantly benefit Acentia and, most importantly, our customers.”
Prior to his current role, Woteki was director and general manager of Cisco’s healthcare solutions business unit, where he was responsible for the development of Cisco’s portfolio of healthcare solutions. He also served as an executive at Northrop Grumman mission systems where he managed a portfolio of large-scale systems integration and e-business solutions programs for diverse clients.
Woteki held the position of chief information officer and senior vice-president of the American Red Cross where he was responsible for its enterprise information technology and telecommunications needs nationwide. He was also director of worldwide clinical data systems at Merck Research Labs, the R&D division of Merck Pharmaceuticals. Earlier in his career, Woteki served as director at systems integration and engineering company, BDM International.
“Acentia represents a unique opportunity to join a company that does not shy away from confronting the nation’s boldest challenges, and to be part of a team focused on using analytics to build trusted relationships with government and commercial customers,” said Woteki. “I look forward to lending my experience managing and integration technology solutions for both public and private sector organizations, and to enable Acentia to continue its aggressive expansion plans.”