CNO of Microsoft: Innovation and Technology Driving Healthcare Transformation
In this interactive discussion, we are joined by Kelly Robke, RN, MS, MBA and Chief Nursing Officer of Microsoft. We’ll ask Kelly about her journey from clinical nurse to CNO of one of the dominant global technology companies while also exploring how technology and innovation are transforming healthcare.
Some other topics will include:
- The importance of nurses in forging healthcare innovation through technology development and adoption
- Practical advice for nurses and nurse leaders to be champions and agents for healthcare transformation
Kelly Robke, RN, MS, MBA, has dedicated her career to the successful recognition of innovations at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Her passion for improving the health of patients, families, and populations is fortified by a commitment to recognizing technology acceptance and adoption at points of care along the continuum of health. Kelly has worked in leadership positions in medical device marketing strategy, device product management, project management, and research quality assurance. Kelly also worked in pharmaceutical and medical device clinical development, and on clinical trial management at a leading academic medical center. She is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Nursing, holds an MBA from the University of Houston, and received a Masters of Science degree from the University of Southern California in drug-device regulatory science. She is currently enrolled at Vanderbilt University, where she is pursuing a Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree with a focus on executive leadership.