Episode 272: Breaking Through Your Comfort Zone w/ Michelle Greene

By pushing herself to achieve excellence, Michelle Greene has risen from a data analyst to chief information officer for a leading healthcare institution. With over two decades of global tech expertise, she places a premium on servant leadership, a people-first culture, and equipping her team to drive innovation. Learn from Michelle’s inspirational journey and her vision for fostering kindness and collaboration.

Bio: Michelle Greene is executive vice president, chief information officer, Global Technology and Business Services at Cardinal Health, leading teams to harness technology and innovation to better serve customers and evolve healthcare delivery.

Global Technology and Business Services is the collective name for teams delivering innovative, reliable, and secure technology capabilities that enable Cardinal Health customers to thrive in a dynamic healthcare environment. In her role as CIO, Greene manages the teams charged with those collaborative functions including Digital and Commercial Technologies, Pharma and Medical segment IT, Global Business Services, and Information Security.

In addition to her day-to-day responsibilities at Cardinal Health, Greene serves on the board for The Cardinal Health Foundation, actively sponsors the company’s STEM Initiative, co-sponsors BOLD, the Black and African American employee resource group, and is an executive advisor for the Black and African American Equity Cabinet.

In the community, Greene serves on the board for Goodwill of Southeastern Wisconsin, serves as the Vice Chair for Goodwill Manufacturing, Inc. subsidiary, and is a member of the DE&I Taskforce. Additionally, she serves on the board for GreenPath Financial Wellness as Vice Chair and Chair of the Audit Committee. Greene is also on the board for Detroit Public Television (DPTV) and is a member of the HR and Comp Committee. Lastly, she is an active member of The Links Inc., ITSMF (IT Senior Management Forum), Chief and Black Women on Boards.

Greene earned a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University and a master’s degree from Florida State University with a focus on Information Sciences.

Michelle’s Something Extra: “The something extra is your ability to be vulnerable and to grant people grace.”

Guest Links:

– Lisa Nichols, Host
– Jenny Heal, Executive Producer
– Joe Szynkowski and Landon Burke, Marketing Support
– Portside Media, Podcast Engineer

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