Legacy IT healthcare thought leader joins Versant Health to lead Versant Health IT team
BALTIMORE, Maryland, September 2, 2021 – Versant Health, a leading national managed vision care company and wholly-owned subsidiary of MetLife, is proud to announce Dan Dunkers as its Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
Dan brings more than 30 years of experience in progressive IT, management and business thought leadership to his role, previously serving as Vice President of Information Technology at Johns Hopkins Healthcare. He has value-driven executive leadership experience in all areas of IT, including strategic and tactical planning; IT security with a focus on external threats, network and telephony infrastructures; project portfolio management; disaster recovery; vendor negotiations and on-shore and off-shore managed services.
“We are proud to have Dan join us as Chief Information Officer,” said James Reid, Chief Executive Officer at Versant Health. “Dan’s extensive experience in the IT space makes him an invaluable asset to the Versant Health team, as technology-enabled intelligence and security is critical to our work for health plans and members. We look forward to bringing his industry and leadership experience to our business.”
Dan also brings with him 15+ years of executive leadership within IT Healthcare focusing on delivering value to business customers through project delivery, fiscal responsibility and operational excellence. Prior to his role with Johns Hopkins Healthcare, Dan held IT and leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente, CareFirst BCBS and Nationwide Insurance.
Dan received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and his M.B.A from Johns Hopkins University. He has also received a project management professional certification.