2018 Leadership San Jose: Kristy Ikerd

Kristy Ikerd Leadership San Jose The Silicon Valley Organization

Name: Kristy Ikerd

Company: El Camino Hospital

Kristy Ikerd is currently the Director of the Project Management Office & Admin for the Information Services Department of El Camino Hospital. El Camino Hospital is an acute-care, 443-bed, nonprofit and locally governed organization with campuses in Mountain View and Los Gatos, California. The hospital is known for its early adoption of advanced medical technology and the compassionate delivery of personalized care. Kristy has worked at the Mountain View campus for over 32 years.

In her current leadership role, she is extensively involved in the day-to-day operations of the IT department, focusing on policies/procedures, finance and budgeting, benchmarking and metric reporting, performance improvement and audits, contracting and employee engagement programs. She is also responsible for the project management office, methodology development, and oversight of IT project managers.

Kristy was born and raised in Sunnyvale and has lived in San Jose for over 5 years. She graduated with honors from San Jose State University with a BA in International Business. She holds numerous certifications related to project management, healthcare IT, auditing and process management.

Kristy has a strong interest in and a desire to become more involved in the services offered in her community in support of children. Having been a foster mother who completed an adoption from another county, she desires to give back to her community through her time and sharing of her first hand experiences.

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