Laureen O’Brien  

Vice president, chief information officer

Laureen O’Brien serves as vice president and chief information officer for Providence Health & Services. She directs the use of information technology solutions across the system.

O’Brien has nearly 30 years of experience in health care information technology. She joined Providence in 1997 as the director of information services in Oregon, and following that, served as the chief information officer. Before joining Providence, she was the divisional director of information services at Columbia Healthcare Systems in Denver, Colorado, and has worked for a major health information technology software vendor.

She holds a bachelor’s in business administration and marketing from San Diego State University.