Four Significant Leaders from the Healthcare and IT Industry Join GPO HEALTH Advisory Board

GPO HEALTH has recently added four members to its Advisory Board to provide counsel and expand the company’s network within the Healthcare market.  Joining Jeffrey Heenan-Jalil, Founder and CEO, are Mark Boxer, Joe Lastinger, Edward Marx and Ayan Mukerji.  “I am deeply honored to have this fab-four guide our organization to growth.  The industry connections, insight, and individual mentoring has already yielded significant results in our progress to advance in the market in such a short time.  This fab four understands the industry inside and out, either as a client, a provider or a partner, we are covering all bases to ensure success,” said Jeffrey Heenan-Jalil, Founder & CEO GPO HEALTH.


Mark Boxer is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hartford University and served as Cigna’s global chief information officer for nine years. He was responsible for driving Cigna’s worldwide technology strategy and overseeing the health company’s technology operations, digital capabilities, analytics, and ventures.  Prior to joining Cigna, Mark was group president, Government Healthcare at Xerox and served as deputy global CIO for the Xerox Corporation. Prior to joining Xerox, he was a member of Anthem’s executive leadership team and served as senior vice president of Information Technology and E-Commerce at Cigna Healthcare.

Joe Lastinger serves as the President of Health Plan Alliance where he oversees the executive committee and board of directors and sets the strategic vision for the organization. Prior to joining the Alliance, Joe served as the system vice president of strategy and market development for Baylor Scott & White Health. Joe also served as the CEO of the North Texas Accountable Healthcare Partnership (NTAHP), a regional healthcare improvement collaborative serving 145 hospitals and 7 million citizens in North Texas.  While at NTAHP, Lastinger created a health information exchange and a regional payer claims database in partnership with large employers and health systems, along with regional and national payers.

Ed Marx is Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of HCI Group, a health IT consulting firm. Prior to joining HCI, Ed was the CIO for Cleveland Clinic. His responsibilities included leadership of information technology, digital transformation strategy and virtual health. Ed also served as CIO for Texas Health Resources and University Hospitals.  He is a fellow of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society as well as an advisory board member of CareMESH, a patient data exchange platform.

Ayan Mukerji is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Infogain, a Global IT Services company, and is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Management with more than 30 years experience in the IT Service industry. Previously, he was a Board Member and President of Zinnov, a management consulting company, and was the Chief Executive of Wipro’s Telecom Industry sector and Product Engineering group, a tier one IT services company. Mukerji has been one of the principal leaders in driving significant growth in the global IT Services Industry, and he understands the challenges of the sector.

Founded in 2020 by industry professionals with over 90 years of combined experience, GPO HEALTH is poised to disrupt the trillion-dollar Healthcare IT Services industry utilizing our AI-ML platform to transform Procurement and Supply Chain Management, provide Near-Real-Time Insights into Sourcing Healthcare IT Services Spend and offer favorable discounts through our IT Services Group Purchasing Organization.  GPO HEALTH will accelerate industry change and release savings to support clients improve the lives of the people they serve.

For Information on CEO Jeffrey Heenan-Jalil and the GPO HEALTH team, click here.

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