Louis is a Partner in Fortium Partners’ East region, where he serves healthcare companies and leverages perspective gained during his more than twenty years spent as a Chief Technology Officer. He gained a wide range of industry experience as the senior technology leader for population health, analytics, cancer care, sports medicine, electronic health records, and patient engagement software companies. Louis has significant expertise in development of healthcare applications that involve artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. He is adept at defining IT strategy and managing software engineering teams as he leads the launch of new technology and processes. With an entrepreneurial mindset, he manages the lifecycle of software products with strong interoperability and solid cybersecurity.
As a CTO, Louis has contributed to enterprise growth through active involvement in product development initiatives and scalability programs. From roadmap to launch, he plays a key role in the architecture, design, and implementation of critical technologies to drive success as measured by profitable growth. His past projects include electronic health records (EHR) integrations, value-based purchasing programs, refactoring of the codebase, and implementing Agile Scrum practices. A highly effective leader, Louis has managed a team of more than 120 technologists, reduced IT expenses by 60% through a cloud migration, and established centers of excellence including offshore engineering capabilities. He consistently prioritizes risk management, compliance, and security certifications including HIPAA, GDPR, and HITRUST. Reflecting the evolving healthcare industry, Louis has accomplished post-merger IT integration activities while ensuring consistent operational performance. He played a key role in the research and writing of a winning $1.7 million National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant award for mobile patient symptom management and clinician triage. Of note, he helped the NFL Combine manage its COVID-19 response such that the remote tryouts and medical record collection allowed the NFL draft to continue as planned.
Louis graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He has achieved CMS Authority to Operate presented security standards to the technology review board of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Reflecting his passion for advancement in healthcare delivery, Louis actively supports cancer research and new treatments.