James Egan

Senior vice president, operations, chief information officer

James Egan In his role as chief information officer (CIO), James (Jim) Egan is responsible for leading the company’s overall technology strategy in support of current and future business endeavors.

Egan's 25-year career in information technology spans high-tech start-ups to global operations and includes executive experience in health care strategic planning; complex enterprise technology planning; and business transformation. Before joining Blue Cross in 2012, Egan served as CIO for Outcomes Health Information Solutions, a national health analytics and auditing provider based in Alpharetta, Georgia. Prior to Outcomes Health, he served as CIO for Ingenix, the health data subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, and oversaw a global technology team of 700 IT professionals in addition to the technical integration of 12 acquired companies. Egan also spent a decade in IT leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Cardinal Health, Inc., including CIO tenure within the company’s pharmaceutical division.

Egan earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from California State University – Chico.