Robert Konishi is a successful information systems executive with a 20+ year career in the information technology industry. Within the field of information systems, he offers years of experience in executive management, enterprise architecture, operations and project management.
Robert has developed an exemplary reputation for formulating and executing information technology strategies for nationally renowned healthcare organizations and other industry-leading partners. He is a results-driven technology executive who approaches information systems challenges with creative solutions to deliver remarkable results. His history of success shows a strong track record of collaborating with IT and business executives to assess and resolve complex technology challenges in dynamic enterprise environments.
Robert founded T2 Tech Group™ in 2006. Since founding the company, he has led multimillion dollar IT infrastructure projects on behalf of organizations such as Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Saint John’s Health Center, University of Kentucky Healthcare, Queenscare Family Clinics, Comanche County Memorial Hospital and Mesa Water District.
At Children’s Hospital Los Angles, Robert presided over the design, planning and implementation of IS infrastructure for the 460,000 square foot, 280-bed, Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion new hospital project. He was also in charge of planning and remediating the mission-critical IS infrastructure to support Saint John’s Health Center’s initiative to design a 250,000 square foot, state-of-the-art health center campus. Robert continues to manage similarly sized projects for healthcare organizations across the country.
At Verity Health System (VHS), Robert managed the transition of the IT organizational and operational model resulting from the 2016 acquisition from the Daughter’s of Charity Health System. VHS is a six-hospital system and affiliated medical group network based in Los Angeles and San Francisco. This transition included an assessment and transformation of their data center strategy, IT infrastructure architecture, operational support model, EHR strategy, and project management methodology. Included in this role was the assumption of chief information officer responsibilities in 2017.
Prior to founding T2 Tech Group, Robert worked for the UCLA Health System for nearly two decades. After many years of service as the director of information services, he was promoted to chief technology officer. In this demanding leadership role, he directed a 175-person IS department. This department supported enterprise IS operations and new IS systems and services for a complex, $1 billion healthcare system that included the UCLA School of Medicine, the 1,000 physician UCLA Medical Group and the three hospital UCLA Health System.
Robert is a member of the Information Technology Steering Committee for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Los Angeles. He previously served on the Executive Advisory Committee at AwarePoint and was recruited as an IS steering committee member for the Venice Family Clinic. His academic achievements include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego.