Drew Ladner is founding Chairman & CEO of Pascal Metrics Inc., a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) serving hundreds of leading hospitals and healthcare systems worldwide and holding some of the largest and highest quality data and analytics available today in the field. Pascal’s real-time cloud services are anchored by Pascal HealthBench®, the leading software analytics platform for improving patient safety and high reliability, complemented by consulting services provided by industry-leading clinicians, academics, technologists, and other experts.
Prior, Ladner was General Manager at JBoss, running the government division of the software industry’s leading open source middleware provider. Until 2004, he was Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Department of the Treasury where he managed its $2.6 billion IT organization’s operations, overhauled governance, achieved higher security and privacy standards, and implemented a highly innovative portfolio management program. He was a member or chair of three major “e-government” interagency committees improving the application of technology to government services, testified to Congress on cyber security, and was recognized as a Federal 100 awardee.
Ladner’s background has ranged from early stage ventures such as Netscape to large corporations such as AOL Time Warner, with international experience that includes strategy consulting in emerging markets and helping to start a micro-enterprise bank in East Africa where he implemented some of the region’s first email servers. His career has spanned the U.S., Europe, the former Soviet Union, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Ladner holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA in theology from the University of Oxford, and a BSFS in international economics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.