Chief Executive Officer
Ian McCrae founded Orion Health in 1993 with a five-person staff in Auckland, New Zealand. Under his stewardship, the company has seen unprecedented growth and success. With over 700 staff members and 17 international offices, Orion Health has introduced its health integration software to every major market.
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 received a Masters in Engineering Sciences and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from Auckland University in New Zealand.
Chief Financial Officer
Rodney is responsible for the company’s global Financial Operations and Corporate functions.
A CIMA qualified management accountant (UK) Rodney joined Orion Health in July 2011 from Navico the market leader in marine electronics. His most recent role was VP of Finance and CFO for the Americas region and Manufacturing. Rodney has extensive experience in the technology industry with Navman NZ and Navico. Previous experience also includes financial roles with NZ Dairy Foods, BP Oil and GlaxoWelcome.
Rodney earned a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Auckland University before moving to the UK 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 is responsible for the strategy and operations for Orion Health in the United States. 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. Prior to his North American role, Paul was responsible for global sales and established Orion Health's Australian and European operations. During his tenure, Paul has led a 30-fold increase in Orion Health's business volume. Paul is well known with Orion Health's healthcare provider customers and technology partners for his active involvement in the mutual success of these relationships.
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.
Paul currently resides in the Santa Monica, CA area.
President of International
As the President of International, Charles is responsible for the company's business growth across Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA), India, and North Asia regions and assisting in the company's expansion into Latin America. Having spent over 25 years working in the high technology sector of healthcare and life sciences, Charles also provides key leadership in the future direction of the company.
Charles has a wealth of experience and knowledge from a variety of senior sales, marketing and consulting positions in Digital Equipment, EDS, CSC and IBM. Most recently he was the VP of Healthcare & Life Sciences for EMEA, at Oracle, which he led to become the company’s fastest growing sector.
In addition, Charles has worked with academic medical centres, health insurers, regulators, pharmaceutical manufacturers, biotech and, bioinformatics companies, medical device manufacturers, retail pharmacies and pharmacy benefits management companies.
In more recent years, Charles has dedicated his career to being involved with the planning, design, implementation and management of health information networks at the leading edge of e-health.
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 centres in Auckland, Christchurch, Canberra, and Bangkok. With a belief in the necessity of marrying agile practices with the longer term certainty that Orion Health's customers require, Gareth has overseen a program of change to implement a set of processes that has supported the group doubling in size in the last two years.
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
As the Executive Vice President of Products and Marketing, Wayne is responsible for Orion Health's global Product Management and Marketing teams.
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. Wayne's career with Orion Health began in 2003, and he has contributed significantly to the growth and expansion of Orion Health over that time.
Having managed the services team, set up product management, run development, APAC regional sales, and managed the acquisition and integration of the Microsoft HIS business during 2012, there are not many aspects of the Orion Health business that have not at some point been under his guidance.
Wayne earned a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Mathematics before continuing his tertiary education completing a Bachelor of Management Studies degree in Accounting and Finance. In 2012 Wayne received a Prime Ministers Business Scholarship to extend his international business studies.
Outside work Wayne competed at the highest level in the sport of Adventure Racing for five years, captaining his team to World Championship victory in 2008.
Vice President and Legal Counsel, Orion Health North America
Stacey Cannon has been with Orion Health for over four years and leads the legal function, as general counsel for the global entity. She has almost 20 years experience as general counsel for international companies, with specialties in complex public procurement and private contracts in the health care and mobile phone industries, mergers and acquisitions, international intellectual property law, global human resources, Chinese, Korean and Indian business development and government contracting in the high tech industry.
Prior to her role with Orion Health Stacey was General and Senior Counsel for a number of IT related companies and also owned her own practice for a number of years.
Stacey has a Juris Doctorate in Law from Boston University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick.
Vice President, Human Resources
Jonathan Pulman is responsible for the company's Human Resources, Recruitment, Organization Development and Payroll functions.
Jonathan joined Orion Health in November 2001 and has been involved in Orion Health's global expansion since inception when it operated solely from New Zealand.
Prior to working at Orion Health, Jonathan worked in the Human Resources field across the IT, Services and Manufacturing industries.
Jonathan graduated from Waikato University with a Masters in Social Science, specializing in Industrial Psychology, and is a qualified Industrial Psychologist.