About Information Technology

Meet Our Team

Seattle Children’s Information Technology (IT) department features about 35 teams and more than 400 staff members from diverse professional and educational backgrounds who use their expertise to better understand all aspects of the patient care experience and how IT plays a role in improving those experiences. These teams make up our platform and support service areas.

Our IT team (PDF) is committed to providing innovative tools and services so providers, clinicians, researchers and support staff members can give hope, provide the best care and find cures for every child who needs us.

IT leaders include:


  • Zafar Chaudry, MD, senior vice president, chief information officer (CIO)
  • Eric Tham, MD, vice president and associate CIO
  • Rod Tarrago, MD, chief medical information officer
  • Scott Bingham, senior director of Core Operations
  • Bob Crownhart, director of Production Operations and Disaster Recovery
  • Saben Emmons, senior director of Core Technology
  • Rob Davis, interim director of Identity and Access Management
  • Rebecca Ford, director of Pharmacy Informatics
  • Gary Gooden, chief information security officer
  • Aaron Graves, director of Clinical Engineering, Applications and Devices
  • Ren Guardiano, director of IT Vendor and Contract Management
  • Yooli Hardy, director of Population and Digital Health
  • Tina Haskins, senior director of Enterprise Clinical Systems
  • Mike Larson, director of Service Delivery
  • Kathleen Nguyen, director of Health Information Management
  • Laurence Norton, director of Healthcare Analytics
  • Sue Nyre, director of Patient Access and Revenue Cycle
  • Dan Robinet, director of Clinical Information
  • David Simpson, director of Enterprise Architecture
  • Ryan Sousa, chief data officer

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