Randy Franklin

Randy Franklin
Vice President-Chief Information Officer
Premier Healthcare Alliance

Randy Franklin is currently VP-CIO of Premier Healthcare Alliance, a Group Purchasing Organization and Healthcare Informatics company headquartered in Charlotte, NC.  Randy is responsible for infrastructure, service delivery, security operations and enterprise applications at premier and has been in IT for over 15 years, spending the majority of his career in the data center hosting and managed services domain.  Randy has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University.  Randy resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two children.

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Premier Healthcare CIO: Moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach to cloud

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