HEDY B. FOREMAN
President and Managing Director, Meacham Woodfield, LLC
Ms. Foreman has over 30 years of experience leading IT organizations for some of the world's largest businesses. Her career includes top level positions in manufacturing, healthcare, consumer products, pharmaceuticals and energy companies operating on a worldwide basis. Ms. Foreman has reviewed and analyzed numerous potential acquisition targets for her employers and led the integration and consolidation of a wide variety of acquired businesses.
Ms. Foreman held the position of Executive Vice President and CIO for an alternative investment and private equity firm on the West Coast with committed capital of approximately $350 million in a variety of industries including healthcare IT and revenue cycle management. At that time, Ms. Foreman also held the position of CEO and board member for one of their portfolio companies doing business in healthcare IT in partnership with Microsoft.
Formerly, Ms. Foreman held the position of Senior Vice President and CIO for Health Dialog Services Corporation, a private company with annual revenues approximating $300 million. The company is a leader in health plan and consumer health care services as recognized by INC 500 and the Care Continuum Alliance (formerly known as the Disease Management Association of America) for clinical analytics and outcomes measurement.
Prior to joining Health Dialog, Ms. Foreman held senior management positions with Philip Morris Companies (now Altria Group) domestically and internationally for over 24 years; and most recently held the position of Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). She had worldwide leadership responsibilities for all the tobacco, food and beer company technology groups including:
* Chairperson for the PM Technology Council
* Technology strategies, investments and governance
* Technology standards
* Global architecture design and implementation planning
* Vendor management
* Technology policies
In addition to her career with Philip Morris, Ms. Foreman held Group Director management positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb; and also in the oil, retail, telecommunications and software industries.
Ms. Foreman participated in the Working Council for CIO's, SIM and the Concours Group; and is frequently a guest speaker for CIO Magazine, Microsoft and other industry and vendor events.
Ms. Foreman received an MBA from Darden (University of VA) and BSBA with honors from the University of Florida.