Orlando Portale is a nationally recognized leader in the realm of healthcare transformation and technology. Mr. Portale began his healthcare career at the University of Michigan Health System, where he served as the Department Head of Applied Clinical Informatics. He invented a first of a kind mobile computing platform that was sold to AirStrip Technologies. Recently, he launched the Glassomics wearable computing incubator with Qualcomm. Mr. Portale is currently the Chief Innovation Officer with Palomar Health. Previously, he served as the General Manager, Global Health Industry with Sun Microsystems, Executive Director of Mergers and Acquisitions with WellPoint, and a Senior Advisor with SAIC. Mr. Portale has served on numerous boards including at the Brookings Institution, Department of Defense, Cisco, IBM, and the VA. The Office of the Secretary of Defense appointed him as a special government advisor to conduct an independent review of the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He recently authored a chapter for the “Health and Care Revolution Book”, published by the European Alliance for Innovation. In 2011, the San Diego Business Journal named him Technology Executive of the Year. Mr. Portale holds a Masters in Healthcare Leadership from the University of California San Diego.
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