Carl-Johan (CJ) Nakamura is a Fortune 500 Business Technology leader and Serial Entrepreneur in Healthcare IT, Technology, and Finance across the US, Europe and Asia. Founded start-ups and served on boards at 7 ventures, with 4 successful exits to public and private firms. His corporate experience encompasses leading Siemens Health Service’s Global PMO for Meaningful Use and Software Migrations, managing Clinical IT implementations at some of US largest acute care provider networks, founded the Business Analytics & Monitoring group at Siemens, and most recently the acting Global Head of the Enterprise Data Management office at Cerner Corporation.
CJ thrives to entrepreneurially bringing together people, products and processes, to create evidence-based value outcomes through innovative, disruptive and financial advantages for his stakeholders and clients. Winning with integrity, openly and transparently, with high level of creative innovation, cross-functional collaboration, and with no second agenda describes his mantra.
CJ speaks 5 languages. Former chess champion of Sweden. Long distance runner. Soccer coach. Penn State board advisor. Educated at Harvard, NTU and New York University. Lived in Stockholm, Tokyo, London, Milan, Boston, NYC and currently residing in Philadelphia with wife and two daughters.