Tegria Names Jay Sultan as CDAO

Jay Sultan, Tegria CDAO
Jay Sultan, Tegria CDAO

(US and Canada) Healthcare technology consultancy Tegria has announced the appointment of Jay Sultan as the company’s first Chief Data and Analytics Officer. Sultan brings more than 30 years of healthcare technology and strategy experience, most notably in executive roles at TriZetto, LexisNexis, and Cognizant.

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Jay Sultan, Tegria CDAO

“Our clients are asking us for more guidance and support as they invest in new technologies, particularly artificial intelligence and the data analytics techniques that enable AI. It’s an opportunity for us to extend our capabilities and offer more to the global healthcare community,” says Brian Cahill, Chief Executive Officer, Tegria. “Jay is one of the rare individuals in our industry with deep technology credentials, strategic insight and accomplishment spanning all aspects of healthcare in the United States and internationally, and the leadership ability to take our world-class data and analytics team to new growth and success.”

Sultan joins Tegria after providing expert advisory services to payers, health systems and technology companies on a wide range of technology strategy challenges. Previously, he was Vice President, healthcare strategy, for LexisNexis Risk Solutions, where he built and led a new team and the creation of six new areas of business, contributing to the largest single-year growth in the company’s history. At Cognizant, he founded and led a new practice around FHIR-based healthcare data interoperability, which grew to $100 million in revenue in less than a year.

Sultan is an author and speaker, providing insights and commentary on next-generation technologies, new payment models, clinical data use, and interoperability. He began his career as a developer and founder of a software startup before transitioning to focus on healthcare. He has earned two patents and a third is pending.

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