Meyrick Vaz leads strategic market partnerships within the UnitedHealthcare (UHC) Office of the CIO. In this role, he closely tracks emerging trends and developments in healthcare, while scouting for innovation that aligns with UHC’s business agenda. He is responsible for identifying, evaluating, piloting, scaling up, and rolling out new, untested ideas and approaches that could improve patient experience and increase provider satisfaction. He is currently focused on the application of blockchain in healthcare including UHC’s work with the Synaptic Health Alliance. Meyrick has more than 26 years of business technology leadership experience in industries like healthcare, financial services, retail, information services, and consulting.