William J. Leander

EVP, Chief Strategy Officer

Bill serves as the Chief Strategy Officer of Santa Rosa and brings 20 years of professional service, analytics, and technology experience in the healthcare industry. As Chief Strategy Officer, Bill leads the Strategic Advisory Services consulting practice and growth innovations across all Santa Rosa business units.

Before joining Santa Rosa, Bill served as Chief Operating Officer at Sandlot Solutions, a healthcare interoperability and population health management technology platform provider. He led continual improvements of implementation, product development, and product management while enhancing the company’s suite of analytics offerings. Bill also served as the General Manager of the Performance Management division of Mediware Information Systems and delivered a new generation of self-service business intelligence and analytics solutions and value-add consulting services to providers across the care continuum. Prior to Mediware, Bill was Chief Executive Officer of SciHealth, a boutique provider of analytics as a service solutions and self-service business and clinical intelligence applications. Bill also was the Chief Executive Officer of Lumen, a healthcare consulting firm, and began his healthcare professional services career with Booz Allen & Hamilton.

Bill holds an MBA/MSIA from Carnegie-Mellon University and a B.S. in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.