Jason James serves as Optima Healthcare Solutions’, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and leads the development and transformation of all IT applications, infrastructure, security, DevOps, support and operations. Jason has over twenty years of experience transforming and modernizing IT organizations to ensure the highest level of performance and business alignment. In 2017, Jason was named “20 must-follow CIOs on Twitter” by The Enterprisers Project. Prior to joining Optima, he directed IT for several fast-growth technology companies including EarthLink, PRGX, and Servigistics. Jason is a frequent contributor to thought leadership publications like CIO.com and The Enterprisers Project. In addition to various technical certifications, he holds a bachelor's of science degree from Oregon State University and a master’s degree in Applied Information Management from the University of Oregon.