Keynote Speaker

Sherri Zink

Senior Vice President, Chief Data & Engagement Officer

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Sherri Zink

Sherri serves as SVP, Chief Data & Engagement Officer for BCBS of Tennessee and has been with the company for 5 years.  In this role she has ownership of the Data & Analytics Center of Excellence for the organization and serves as the catalyst for data exploitation across the enterprise.  She is the corporate leader of data insights and champions a culture of data-driven decision making. Prior to joining BCBST, Sherri served as VP, Reporting & Analytics for Optum and as Director, Reporting Strategies for CIGNA Healthcare.  Sherri has received several awards for her work in the analytic field including the 2015 HealthData Management All-Star Analytics Award for Population Health Project of the Year, CIO Magazine’s Top 100 Most Innovative Use of Analytics, and ComputerWorld’s Data+ Editor’s Choice Award for the Custom 360 Analytics Platform leveraged by BCBST today.


Optum, a UnitedHealth Group Company

2005 – 2010

VP Reporting & Analytics

§ Responsible for establishing the analytics and consultation strategy for the organization to demonstrate clinical program value and                    drive membership retention and growth.


CIGNA Healthcare

1995 – 2005

Director, Client Reporting & Lead Information Advisor

§ Responsible for managing the analytic needs of large national customers and partnering with them to drive healthcare strategies and benefit       focused initiatives.


Jul 27, 2015, 7:30 AM