Ashok Chennuru is a staff vice president within the office of the chief technology officer, where he leads Enterprise Information Architecture and Health Information Technology areas in WellPoint. He has been with WellPoint for six years. Mr. Chennuru is also the IT lead for the Clinical Strategy working with Comprehensive Health Solutions group. He has over 20 years experience in IT systems development and Implementation with focus on enterprise architecture, information management, health information technologies (HIT), data architecture, business intelligence, healthcare analytics, program management and systems engineering disciplines. Prior to WellPoint, Mr. Chennuru managed the Enterprise Information Management group at Liberty Mutual Insurance. He also worked as software product development engineer, consultant, and manager at the Oracle and SAP corporations. He has deep domain expertise in the healthcare (payer and provider), property and casualty, and financial services industries. Mr. Chennuru has a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Missouri.