Senior Innovation Strategist
HHS – Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
In 2015, Stephen Konya joined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as Senior Innovation Strategist for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). In this capacity, he serves as the innovation lead for agency projects and initiatives specifically targeting engagement opportunities with healthcare startup and investor communities. Prior to his position with the Federal Government he served concurrently as Chief of Staff Chief Operating Officer and Chief Results Officer for the Illinois Department of Public Health, as Chief of Staff for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and CFO of the IL Human Rights Commission. He holds a BBA in finance and international business from Loyola University of Chicago, and was both a Fellow and Mentor of the Mid-America Regional Public Health Leadership Institute (MARPHLI) program, at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC), School of Public Health.