Title: Chief Innovation officer
Organization: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Years in HIT: 17
Previous Positions: Healthcare IT Consultant; Chief Innovation Officer and President of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Technology Development Center (UPMC Enterprises); President, A-Life Hospital; Senior Director, Strategic Business Initiatives at UPMC.
Significant Achievements: Kaul built a 200-person innovation operation at UPMC. Through the UPMC center, Kaul created several joint ventures and spinoffs for UPMC, including A-Life Hospital, of which she served as president.
Impact on HIT: At UPMC, Kaul forged partnerships, invested in startups and created new companies as part of her work with UPMC’s innovation center.