Byron Jobe is president and chief executive officer of Vizient. He has a long history of leadership roles within Vizient and in the health care industry, specifically in the areas of strategy, operations and finance.

Prior to becoming CEO, Jobe was Vizient chief administrative and financial officer, leading several functional areas including finance, accounting; information technology; marketing; product management; corporate development; and sales operations. During this time, Jobe assisted the company in growing the business through the merger and acquisitions of legacy companies VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium, MedAssets, Sg2 and Novation, resulting in revenue and membership growth of 176 percent and 190 percent, respectively. Additionally, during his tenure with Vizient, Jobe served in other roles, including executive vice president, service delivery and chief financial officer.

Prior to Vizient, Jobe worked for Healthvision, an EMR-based clinical services company focused on connecting regional health information organizations, physicians and hospitals nationwide. While serving as the chief financial and operating officer at Healthvision, he was responsible for the company's business delivery and administrative operations, including product development and implementation. He also led the company on two acquisitions and one divestiture. Finally, he helped the company complete several rounds of debt- and equity-based financing, which ultimately positioned the company for its merger with Quovadx Inc. in 2007.

Prior to joining Healthvision in 1999, Jobe served in different roles at VHA, Baylor Scott & White Health and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Jobe earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Texas A&M University.

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