Christine M. Cournoyer became a director of Spok in March 2020. She is Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Cournoyer currently serves as a strategic advisor to digital health companies and as a board member of CareDx, Inc., a leading precision medicine company providing solutions for transplant patients, since 2019. She served as CEO and Chairperson of N-of-One, Inc. from 2012 to 2019 until it was acquired by QIAGEN N.V., for whom she served as a strategic advisor for the remainder of 2019. In her time as CEO of N-of-One, Inc. Cournoyer led the transformation from a patient concierge business to a leading molecular decision support company selling to large health providers and leading molecular diagnostic commercial labs. She, along with the efforts of her team, created a HIPAA compliant platform running in the cloud that scaled to interpret hundreds of thousands of molecular diagnostics tests. From 2010 to 2011 Cournoyer served as the VP of Clinical Analytics for United-Health Group/Optum where she was responsible for clinical solutions and defining the clinical support strategy. Between 2006 and 2010 she was the President and COO for Picis, a global leader in healthcare IT. Cournoyer also served as a board member of Emerson Hospital from 2012 to 2018, BJ’s Wholesale Club from 2008 to 2011, Stride Rite from 2001 to 2007, and GTech from 2003 to 2006. Prior positions include Managing Director, Database Division, of Harte Hanks, and VP of Global Business Transformation and CIO of the IBM Software Group.
Cournoyer has over 30 years of management experience in the Software and Healthcare IT industry and has extensive public and private board experience, having served on the Board of Directors for three public companies: Stride Rite, GTECH, and BJ’s Wholesale Club. Cournoyer served as the Chair of the Board of Directors for N-of-One, a privately held venture backed company in molecular/genomics decision support. She is presently serving on the board of CareDx, a leader in the field of transplants. Cournoyer has experience serving on the Finance, Audit, and Compensation Committees, and has chaired a Technology Committee for two of the boards. Cournoyer has also served on a nonprofit board as a member of the Emerson Hospital Board of Trustees. She holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, an M.A. in Economics from Northeastern University, and is a graduate of the MIT Executive Education Program.