Senior Vice President, Cloud Strategy
As senior vice president of cloud strategy, Dan Devers manages Cerner’s cloud initiatives, including Cerner’s collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Amazon. Dan has responsibility for Cerner’s cloud modernization and innovation roadmap, go-to-market strategies, business model transformation, and other activities related to Cerner’s evolution to the Software-as-a-Service platform for health care.
Dan also serves as Chief Intellectual Property Officer. In this role, Dan is responsible for the developing Cerner’s industry-leading patent portfolio, and managing legal matters related to enforcement, litigation and licensing of Cerner’s intellectual property.
Originally joining Cerner in 2002 as a corporate counsel and legal executive, Dan established Cerner’s patent program and helped launch CareAware®, RxStation® and a number of other new business lines. After rejoining Cerner in 2012, Dan held a number of roles including General Counsel with responsibilities over litigation, employment and intellectual property matters.
In addition to his Cerner experience, Dan was an equity partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon. He taught patent law at the University of Missouri, and served a three-year gubernatorial appointment to the Missouri Technology Corporation’s Board of Directors.
Dan is a graduate of the University of Missouri, earning his Juris Doctorate and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. Dan is a registered patent attorney and named inventor on two U.S. patents.
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