Find out about our executive leadership team
Chief Executive Officer
Ian founded Orion Health in 1993 with a four-person staff in Auckland, New Zealand. Under his stewardship, the company has seen unprecedented growth and success. With over 750 staff members and 18 international offices, Orion Health has introduced its solutions to over 30 countries.
Before founding Orion Health, Ian was a senior telecommunications consultant for Clearfield Consulting Ltd., specializing in message standards and connectivity of data network systems and infrastructures. Prior to his work at Clearfield, Ian worked for Ernst & Young designing corporate networks. Ian has also worked as a product manager at Imagineering Micro Distributors in New Zealand and a senior business analyst for the London Stock Exchange.
Ian has a Masters in Engineering Sciences and Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.
Chief Financial Officer
Rodney is responsible for the company’s global Financial Operations and Corporate functions.
A CIMA qualified management accountant (United Kingdom), Rodney joined Orion Health in July 2011 from Navico, the market leader in marine electronics. His most recent role was Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for the Americas region and Manufacturing. Rodney has extensive experience in the technology industry with Navman NZ and Navico. His previous experience also includes financial roles with NZ Dairy Foods, BP Oil and GlaxoWelcome.
Rodney earned a Bachelor of Commerce from Auckland University before moving to the United Kingdom to study CIMA whilst working for BP Oil.
President, Orion Health North America
Paul Viskovich started the North American business for Orion Health in 2002 and now heads the Sales operation globally. In this capacity, he is an active member of Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), eHealth Initiative and other organizations promoting the advancement of IT in healthcare. Previously, Paul was responsible for the strategy and operations of Orion Health in North America. In addition to the successful establishment of Orion Health in the North American market, Paul also established Orion Health’s Australian and European operations.
Prior to joining Orion Health, Paul enjoyed more than 20 years in the IT industry across senior sales, marketing and management positions with Fujitsu, Amdahl Corporation, DMR Consulting and Eagle Technology Group within the Asia Pacific Region.
Vice President, Product Development
Gareth leads the Product Development Group for Orion Health, looking after the teams building Orion Health’s products in its four development centers in Auckland, Christchurch, Canberra, and Bangkok.
Gareth believes in the benefit of marrying agile practices with the level of quality assurance that the health industry demands. As an advocate for the role of software in the “NZ Inc.” knowledge economy, Gareth works with universities and industry bodies to promote the evolution of technical education in the secondary and tertiary sectors to address an ever-increasing demand for skilled creators of software.
Gareth left an earlier career as a piano teacher and musician to undertake a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, work as a Software Engineer, and then later complete an MBA at the University of Auckland. Prior to joining Orion Health in 2010, he was leading the development teams at Kiwiplan, a successful New Zealand software house supplying 600 customer sites in the packaging manufacturing industry.
Executive Vice President of Products and Marketing
Wayne is responsible for Orion Health’s Product Management, Marketing,
Bid Management and Design Groups. Collectively these provide the strategic direction to the Orion Health product development function, to ensure the continued creation of innovative health IT solutions for healthcare providers and patients. Wayne has managed various aspects of the Orion Health business, including Services, Product Management, Product Development, and the
New Zealand and Asian Sales teams. He also managed the integration of the Microsoft HIS business during 2012.
Having spent over 17 years working in healthcare technology, Wayne has worked within numerous healthcare organizations, including a public hospital, health insurance company and IT consulting companies before joining Orion Health in 2003.
Wayne earned a Bachelor of Science majoring in Mathematics before continuing his tertiary education completing a Bachelor of Management Studies in Accounting and Finance. In 2012 Wayne received a Prime Minister’s Business Scholarship to extend his international business studies at Harvard Business School.
Vice President, People
As Vice President, PEOPLE, Brett is responsible for Orion Health's global PEOPLE teams worldwide, covering Organizational Learning and Development, Human Resources, Payroll, Remuneration, Talent Sourcing and Recruitment. Brett joined Orion Health in July 2013.
Brett started his prior experience in a number of areas including Sales, Marketing and Information Technology across a number of businesses, and more recently over the last 10 years has held senior Human Resources roles within business divisions at Carter Holt Harvey, and more latterly Air New Zealand. His most recent role before joining Orion Health was General Manager Human Resources Corporate, Offshore and Shared Services. This included responsibility for Offshore regions covering the United Kingdom, Europe, America, China, Hong Kong and Japan, as well as oversight for Shared Service functions for Air New Zealand. Brett has a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Auckland University. He is also a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.