Ralph Bowman Jr.
Full Name
Ralph Bowman Jr.
VP, IT, National Facilities Services and Project Portfolio Management
Kaiser Permanente
Speaker Bio
As vice president of the Care Delivery Technology Services, National Facilities Services IT organization for Kaiser Permanente, Ralph Bowman oversees the implementation of technologies that support the Kaiser Permanente facilities capital plan; and is responsible for ensuring its 39 hospitals and almost 700 medical office buildings have the infrastructure and equipment necessary to support operations and meet the needs of medical staff, employees, and members. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, Ralph led IT Operations for UCLA's Medical Center. In this role, he led all IT operations and strategic planning activities in support of hospital operations, including oversight of all IT-related activities for the construction of the UCLA Ronald Regan Medical Center. Ralph also spent time at St. Jude Medical, where he managed the clinical data management system that supported the clinical trials for their cardiac rhythm management division in the United States and Europe. Ralph has a Bachelor of Science Degree in computer science from California State University, Northridge.