President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health
Bob joined Wolters Kluwer Health in 2008, having been with parent company Wolters Kluwer since 2003. Bob has extensive successful leadership experience in the information industry and a track record of strong performance at Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a unit of Wolters Kluwer's Tax, Accounting & Legal division. Prior to Wolters Kluwer, Bob was CEO of Jupiter-MediaMetrix. His rich leadership experience in the global media and information services industry includes 13 years at the Thomson Corporation. Earlier in his career, Bob ran a technology-based Internet start-up firm and spent nine years with PriceWaterhouse.
Education: BS, Marquette University; MBA, University of Connecticut
Bob on access: “Increased access is the present and future of the healthcare industry. It’s about having the right information available through the right channel at the right time to make critical decisions that impact quality of care. It’s what Wolters Kluwer Health as a company is delivering to our customers every day in more and more locations across the globe.”
President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health, Medical Research
Cathy has been President & CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health, Medical Research since 2012. She joined Wolters Kluwer in 1993. Prior to her position at Medical Research, Cathy was the CEO of Wolters Kluwer UK. Previous to that, she served as Vice President of the Tax and Accounting Group for CCH, a Wolters Kluwer company. During her time at Wolters Kluwer, Cathy has led numerous large and complex technology and product development initiatives that have resulted in the launch of innovative digital solutions that combine software, services and information. She led, for example, a team that developed the tax and accounting industry’s first Internet tax research system in 1996. Cathy has more than 20 years of experience in vertical product solutions for print, online and digital formats with a customer-centered approach to development and transformation.
Education: BA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; MBA, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Cathy on access: “In the Medical Research business, access is about having information on medical advances and breakthroughs to fuel discoveries that can improve and enhance patient care. It’s having global information at your fingertips when and where you need it.”
President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health, Professional & Education
Susan has 30 years of experience in academic and trade publishing. In her past two years with Wolters Kluwer Health as Executive Vice President & General Manager, Professional & Education, she has successfully led the transformation of the Professional & Education sales, marketing and editorial functions to an electronic orientation. Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer Health, Susan was Vice President, Strategy for Author Solutions, Inc., a technology-driven print-on-demand and publishing solutions provider. Prior to the purchase of iUniverse, Inc. by Author Solutions in 2007, Susan served as President/CEO of iUniverse, where she successfully implemented a company turnaround and built the iUniverse brand as a respected alternative to traditional publishing.
She also served as Chief Operating Officer of Bedford, Freeman & Worth (part of Holtzbrinck Publishers Holdings), where she guided operations and new media strategy for the college textbook publisher. Susan has held senior management roles at HarperCollins and Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
Education: BA, University of Notre Dame
Susan on access: “Access in my business is about keeping today’s healthcare professionals up to date on the latest advances related to the cause, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and other medical conditions. This means granting continual and easy access to the best medical information from the first day of training until a nurse, physician or other clinician leaves practice.”
President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions
Arvind brings 28 years of general management, process and functional expertise to Wolters Kluwer Health. Prior to Wolters Kluwer Health, he spent nearly 11 years at General Electric Company, where he held Vice President/General Manager positions for several business lines at GE Information Services, and senior product management/marketing/strategic planning roles at GE Medical Systems, including positions in the global nuclear medicine/PET modality, service marketing and operations, and strategic planning/market research.
After leaving GE in 1999, Arvind served on the executive management teams of two venture-capital backed technology start-up companies, both of which completed successful exit strategies, including ProVation Medical, where he served as Chief Operating Officer prior to the Wolters Kluwer Health acquisition in January 2006. Since becoming President & CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions in 2006, Arvind and his team have grown the business to a significiant scale via strong organic growth and acquisitions (UpToDate, Pharmacy OneSource, Lexicomp, Medicom China, Health Language).
Arvind received an "Outstanding Entrepreneur" award from NEA (New Enterprise Associates, a top-tier global venture capital group) for his role in working with the team to build and scale ProVation Medical. He has significant expertise in the areas of clinical software/services, medical content, medical devices, and healthcare supply chain software and services.
Education: BA, Case Western Reserve University; MBA, Case Western Reserve University
Arvind on access: “Access quite simply is my business. The future of clinical solutions is about bringing new technologies and relevant content to clinicians at the point of care with patients. It’s the enabler of critical decision-making in the moments that count most.”