About Health Catalyst Health Catalyst was named as one of the\u00a030 Best Workplaces in Technology\u00a0by Fortune Magazine and the\u00a011th\u00a0best place to work\u00a0by Glassdoor. Health Catalyst earned the highest overall score in\u00a0Healthcare BI by KLAS\u00a0and was named to the\u00a0World\u2019s Best 100 cloud companies by Forbes. Health Catalyst analyzes healthcare records of almost a third of the US population (65 million patients) and recently released the first open source software for healthcare machine learning:\u00a0healthcare.ai.\u00a0 Health Catalyst\u2019s platform and applications are being used at leading health systems including, John Muir Health, Kaiser Permanente, MultiCare Health System, Partners HealthCare, Providence Health & Services,\u00a0Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Texas Children\u2019s Hospital, and over 40 others. Health Catalyst products and services are utilized in over 400 hospitals and 4000 clinics, supporting over 90 million patients. Our team lives the cultural attributes of Smart, Hardworking, and Humble. Learn more about working at Health Catalyst here:\u00a0https:\/\/www.healthcatalyst.com\/company\/careers\/key-health-catalyst-values. Job Summary Which would you rather do with your data science skills-- Analyze web logs for online marketing, or enable our healthcare clients to deliver the best care and clinical outcomes to patients with cancer, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, or pediatric leukemia? With soaring costs and increasing pressure to provide high-quality care, descriptive analytics in healthcare aren\u2019t cutting it anymore. Health systems need insight into what will happen, not what happened, so they can focus and apply resources to take advantage of opportunity and mitigate risk. The challenge presents in boardrooms, at bedside, and around kitchen tables. The problem is too much data in some contexts, too little data in other contexts, complicated by ever changing knowledge base about human health, evolving regulatory and industry landscapes. New tools make this an exciting time, but, as with diet and exercise in health, our industry often skips the fundamentals to improve decisions and act.\u00a0 The Chief Data Science Officer will transform our company and our industry, by embedding AI and data science in our products and services to improve decisions and increase the confidence required to act. This will be done by providing vision and mentorship to a talented team of data scientists, software developers, and data architects. You will have access to one of the largest and best curated health data platforms in the world-- you will appreciate that curated data represents 80% of the effort in order for AI to be successful. Your focus can be on creating AI tools and insights, that helps physicians, administrators, and patients use them to improve health outcomes and costs. You will meet customers where they are and leave them not only grateful that you did, but with hard ROI benefits to show for the journey. At Health Catalyst, we believe this so strongly our contracts routinely reflect this commitment. Duties & Responsibilities Develop and execute on a company vision to incorporate rigorous data science into every product we deliver Serve as a mentor to a team with varied skills: from experienced data scientists to data architects seeking to learn new skills Actively research and identify specific data science-related capabilities and technologies that the company needs to invest in Develop best practices for exploring approaches with client stakeholders \u2013 from clinicians to senior executives to patients\/members to administrators and everyone between Hands on innovation and development of new methods and tools that will identify opportunities prospectively Develop educational curriculum to spread knowledge of data science concepts, both basic and advanced, to corporate and client audiences Develop marketing and sales collateral that describe our data science capabilities Regularly present capabilities to prospective clients, industry analysts, and clients via webinars and public presentations Support customers to ensure they can observe what is working and how to optimize deployment You will report directly to the President of Technology and dotted line to the President of Professional Services, reflecting the expectation that you influence both products and skills Education & Relevant Experience PhD in data science or data related field or equivalent experience 10 years of experience in developing new techniques and tools ideally from multiple perspectives of the health and healthcare industry Demonstrated passion for practical application and mentoring Proven record of transformational leadership Deep, practical knowledge of a variety data science approaches and desire to apply these to the most challenging healthcare problems Excellent presentation and communication skills The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job function. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned by Health Catalyst.