New DentaQuest CIO Charged With Advancing Digital Transformation, Integration
Focus includes advising leadership, evolving technology
Rob Stefanic recently joined DentaQuest as Chief Information Officer (CIO), responsible for the definition and delivery of the company’s information technology (IT) vision and capabilities, which span IT operations and digital innovation. This includes leading development and support, infrastructure, security, and technical services.
Reporting to DentaQuest President and CEO Steve Pollock, Stefanic will be a key contributor to the company’s strategy and planning process. He will oversee and provide direction to IT and business leaders on strategy, standards, and opportunities for shared services and economies of scale. He will also develop and execute a robust integration platform to enhance DentaQuest’s growth strategy.
“In health care, it’s imperative to remain on the cutting edge of technology and innovation,” said Pollock. “We are thrilled to have Rob on our team to guide us through an IT transformation that will enable us to better serve the needs of our members and help our teams make smart decisions on the road to value-based care delivery.”
Previously, Stefanic served as Vice President, Global Shared Services and CIO for Sensata Technology, a $4 billion sensor technology organization with 26,000 employees. In this role, he set Sensata’s digital IT and global shared services strategy and led all back-office integration activities associated with mergers and acquisitions. Before that, he held leadership roles at Princeton Consulting focused on technology risk management, Tyco’s Engineered Products and Services covering overall global information technology strategy, and Electrolux Home Products’ IT for the Americas.
Stefanic received his Master’s in Technology Management from Columbia University and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Science degree in IT.
DentaQuest is a purpose-driven oral health care company that is dedicated to advancing oral health for all. We bring a uniquely holistic perspective to our work – as we manage dental and vision benefits for more than 27 million Americans and provide direct care to patients through our network of more than 85 oral health centers in five states.
DentaQuest provides flexible and customized dental solutions for Medicaid and CHIP, Medicare Advantage, small and large businesses and individuals throughout the U.S. Our clients range from state governments to leading health plans.
At DentaQuest, we believe that business performance and social impact go hand-in-hand, and we have provided more than $200 million in funding for research, grants, and programs to advance oral health in communities across the country.
Our mission is bold – our commitment is strong. By advancing oral health for everyone, we will achieve better health for all. Welcome to Preventistry.
To learn more about DentaQuest and Preventistry, visit Preventistry.org, and follow us on social: Twitter @DentaQuest, Facebook www.facebook.com/DentaQuest, Instagram @Inside_DentaQuest, and LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/company/DentaQuest.