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Steve Ollis

JSI
Project Director
Silver Spring, MD
Steve Ollis serves as Project Director for the Country Health Information Systems and Data Use program. Previously, Steve was Senior Digital Health Advisor for John Snow Inc. and for USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program and JSI team lead for the MEASURE Evaluation project. He is currently serving as co-chair of the Global Digital Health Network, a 3500+ member convening organization, dedicated to improving the sharing of best practices in digital health to ministries of health, donors and health implementing partners. Prior to joining JSI, Steve served as COO of D-tree International, developing digital health solutions aimed at improving the quality of care provided by frontline healthworkers in eight countries. Steve has over twenty years of professional experience in Public Health, Digital Health, Information Technology, Program and Project Management, Business Process Re-engineering, Accounting, Financial Analysis, and Audit. Steve has substantial expertise managing budgets, contracts, customer and stakeholder relationships at the project, business unit and small company level in domestic as well as international settings. Throughout his career, his focus has been on managing concurrent complex information technology programs through a rapid iterative prototyping process combined with rigorous adherence to quality and standards. He is a recognized leader in effectively managing innovative programs in multiple sectors from international e-health to construction management for the United States Government. Steve holds certifications as a Project Management Professional and a Six Sigma Green belt.