About: Team

Harold F. Wolf III, President & CEO, HIMSS Worldwide

With nearly 35 years of experience, Mr. Wolf is respected internationally as a healthcare and informatics executive. Before joining HIMSS, he served at The Chartis Group as Director; Practice Leader of Information and Digital Health Strategy. Mr. Wolf also served as Senior VP and COO of Kaiser Permanente’s Permanente Federation representing more than 16,000 physicians. Mr. Wolf is a former Vice-Chair of HIMSS Enterprise Board, a Board member of the International Care Delivery Alliance and of the Certification Commission for Healthcare IT.
 

John Whelan, Executive VP, HIMSS Media

John Whelan has over 20 years managing media businesses and positioning them for growth. Prior to joining HIMSS Media he held senior management and business development roles at Summit Business Media, Wicks Business Information, Source Media (formerly Thomson Media) and Oxford University Press in the UK.

Peggy Diab, Director, Events, HIMSS Media

Peggy Diab joined HIMSS Media in 2012 and has more than ten years of experience in event strategy & management, logistics, GSA contract management, program development and strategic alliances. Peggy is responsible for supporting and executing the strategic direction as well as oversight and management of all HIMSS Media events to all audiences in North American and select international markets.

Joe Haddock, VP, Digital Strategies and Solutions, HIMSS Media

Joe Haddock is an innovative and results-oriented digital expert with deep experience working within associations and media companies to transform their business. As a consultant to HIMSS, Joe works closely with internal stakeholders and key clients to identify opportunities and build digital solutions. Joe's success owes much to his belief that technology should support strategy, not drive it.

Betsy Kominsky, VP, Sales & Business Development, HIMSS Media

With over 20 years of experience in B2B media, Betsy is an innovative thinker who harnesses new technologies and content to drive audience engagement and conversion for key clients. Betsy manages the outside and inside sales teams and works with audience development and custom solutions teams to develop lead generation programs and content marketing strategies.
 

Stephanie Hedlund, Senior Director, Marketing, HIMSS Media

Strategy + analytics + technology. Stephanie and her team of marketers live and breath all things sales enablement, content marketing and the marketing lifecycle for HIMSS Media's portfolio in the healthcare IT marketplace. Her ability to translate business goals and KPIs into actionable holistic marketing strategies has driven revenue and performance in the B2B financial services and media industries. She eats lives in Portland, Maine, with her family.

Gus Venditto, VP, Content & Product Development, HIMSS Media

Gus Venditto has been developing content for more than 20 years. He was an executive editor at PC Magazine, editor-in-chief of Internet World magazine and authored six books on technology. At Dow Jones, he managed content for the Wall Street Digital Network, and at Internet.com, he grew the audience to more than 12 million monthly visitors. At HIMSS Media, Gus develops content on websites, newsletters, books, monthly publications and social media.