As senior vice president of DeviceWorks and Interoperability, John Gresham is focused on advancing health and care through the enablement of electronic health record (EHR) and medical device interoperability. As the general manager, John has business development and product strategies worldwide for Cerner's CareAware® device connectivity and workflow solutions, clinical communications, health system operations, clinical imaging, network transaction and virtual health solutions. Additionally, John is responsible for Cerner’s technology resale and integrated solutions portfolio. He makes an impact on clients by improving safety and efficiency of existing clinical workflows as well as transforming current care delivery models through emerging technologies and innovation. Leadership experience John joined Cerner in 1999 as a systems engineer. He has held roles within Engineering, Consulting, Support, Business Development and Technologies organizations. Notable positions include vice president of DeviceWorks Business Development and Technologies, senior director responsible for Cerner's Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) and director of Cerner's Technology Consulting organization, consisting of more than 400 associates. Accomplishments During his time at Cerner, John drove the creation of Cerner's CareAware Connect™ strategy which brought together EHR workflows, secure communications, device connectivity and alarm management to a single smartphone form factor. John also played a key leadership role in the creation of Cerner Smart Room™ innovations which utilize location-based technologies and device connectivity from CareAware to automate the acute care environment. John has driven strategic alignments with Nuance, Apple, Qualcomm and other key medical device and technology partners that have helped Cerner's clients drive down the cost of care and increase provider productivity. Additionally, John has driven Cerner's corporate organizational strategies around cloud solution initiatives and open app ecosystem business programs like Cerner’s Open Developer Ecosystem (code). John is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and has a bachelor’s degree in management and management information systems.