Research and data analytics consultancy Mathematica announced today that Noland Joiner has been named vice president and chief technology officer of health care. The appointment comes as Mathematica recognizes new growth in technology in its health care practice. In this role, Joiner will lead Mathematica’s digital innovation, data analytics, and business development in health care to improve public well-being. He will ensure oversight as well as successful delivery and execution of projects for public and private clients in the health sector.
Joiner has more than 30 years of experience in various management consulting and general management roles as a corporate executive, nonprofit board member, educator, entrepreneur, trusted advisor, and executive coach. He specializes in driving new product development, innovation, transformation, and growth across multiple industries. These industries include health care, life sciences, financial services, insurance, higher education, manufacturing, government, and consumer retail health care. Joiner has expertise in building high-performance teams, implementing enabling technologies, creating and launching new products, managing organizational change, opening new markets, cultivating leaders, and nurturing profitable client relationships. Most recently, he served as a professional services executive for Amazon Web Services.
“As vice president, Noland will tap his deep expertise in developing strategy to address current and emerging tech issues in health care,” said Chris Trenholm, senior vice president and general manager of Mathematica’s health practice. “His record of leadership and business development at a host of renowned organizations will better position Mathematica to meet client needs, infuse equity into our work in a meaningful and authentic way, and refine our corporate offerings and market direction.”
“I’m pleased to join Mathematica’s mission-driven team. I look forward to helping drive transformation as the organization progresses on its journey of integrating tech and policy to help solve complex issues in today’s health care system,” said Joiner.
Previously, Joiner served as health care executive partner at Dell Technologies, health care executive partner at Gartner, senior vice president of health care and life sciences at CenturyLink, chief technology officer for health care and life sciences at MarkLogic, senior vice president and chief technology officer at GE HealthCare, principal and Central Region practice leader at Capgemini Consulting, and regional vice president of consulting at Oracle Corporation. In addition, Joiner has held senior leadership and client-facing positions at IBM Global Services; Business Systems Engineering, Inc; (a company he cofounded); Deloitte & Touché; Andersen Consulting; and Unisys Corporation.
Joiner is a graduate of Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in applied science. He earned a master’s degree from Northwestern University in strategy and management. He also attended information technology executive management programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and DePaul University. Joiner received his executive coaching training from the Northwestern University Master’s Program of Learning and Organizational Change (MSLOC). While in the MSLOC program, he completed a rigorous 12-month curriculum to receive his executive coaching certification. He has also served as an adjunct professor for information technology in the graduate program for systems strategy and management at Northwestern University and the applied technology program at Illinois Institute of Technology.
Joiner has actively served the Chicago community as a fellow at Leadership Greater Chicago, as a trustee and chair for Adler University, and through memberships in various organizations in Chicago. As an Adler University trustee and finance committee chair, he works with fellow board members and senior leaders to help achieve their mission by setting realistic goals, building strategies, monitoring risk, implementing and adhering to governance practices/principles/protocols, and monitoring the university’s financial health. When he’s not working or serving his community, he loves traveling the world, cycling, climbing mountains, and spending time with his wife and daughter in Chicago.
Joiner started at Mathematica on March 6 and reports to Chris Trenholm, senior vice president and general manager of Mathematica’s Health Unit. He will be based in Chicago.