Summit Speakers

Jonathan Stevenson

Chief Information Officer
Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS)

Jonathan Stevenson, Chief Information Officer at Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems.  

Jonathan is experienced in developing and managing strategic IT initiatives for large healthcare systems.  Prior to joining the founding members of IRIS, Jonathan previously served as the Director of Analytics and Data Management at Ochsner Health System, one of the largest providers in the southern Louisiana.  While at Ochsner, Jonathan also served as its Information Architect and a member of the Innovation Committee and helped found the data analytics enterprise team as well as implement the health system’s first data warehouse.  Jonathan also implemented the first Health Information Exchange between a provider and payer where Ochsner would send vital information to Humana and would receive vital information from Humana to support in the care of their patients. 

As a founding member of the team at IRIS, Jonathan was responsible for the initial development of the entire IRIS product line as well as delivery and implementation of it to IRIS’ first client.  From there, in less than 5 years, the product has grown to be the market leader in the Diabetic Retinopathy diagnostic space screening over 200,000 patients.  Jonathan was also responsible for achieving FDA class II clearance for the IRIS medical device.

Jonathan has been a speaker at Informatica World, the CDA Academy, number of .NET user groups and a past speaker at ITEN Wired. He has also been the reference of many articles on Healthcare and Data, including an article published by Government Health IT, titled "How Ochsner is Amazon-izing itself with big data."  Through Jonathan’s leadership at IRIS. IRIS was awarded a Microsoft Health Innovation award at HIMSS 2017 and was recognized by Frost and Sullivan with the 2015 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation.

Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Louisiana State University in Information Systems and Decision Sciences, and gives back to his community by serving as a commissioned police officer voluntarily on nights and weekends.