Bashir AgboolaVP & Chief Technology Officer, Hospital for Special Surgery
Bashir Agboola is the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the global leader in musculoskeletal care. Bashir has an extensive leadership and technology management background, ranging from IT Systems integration, Consulting and Healthcare IT. He has spent much of his career serving in various capacities at top-tier academic medical institutions. Prior to joining HSS in 2014, he served at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he oversaw the Enterprise Systems group.
Bashir is a respected thought leader on various technology and leadership matters and writes and speaks frequently for industry publications and events. He is also a winner of the HMG Strategy Global Leadership Institute award for 2021, the Tech Inclusion Conference 2021 Top 100 CIO/CTO award, and the HMG Strategy 2020 Technology Executives Who Matter award.
Bashir is a former board member of the New Jersey chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM), and serves on several industry advisory boards. He also serves on the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Blockchain in Health Taskforce.
He holds a number of professional certifications, as well as Bachelor and Master Degrees in Computer Science, and an MBA degree with a concentration in Finance.