- EVP & Chief Digital and Technology Officer
- Novant Health
Angela develops the strategic vision for how Novant Health uses technology to provide remarkable healthcare to its patients, partners and communities. Her teams are responsible for digital solutions across the system including world-class consumer capabilities, clinical informatics, extreme personalization, experimentation, design, development, operations, support, and partnerships.
Prior to joining Novant Health in early 2018, Yochem served as EVP and CIO at Rent-A-Center, a multi-billion dollar retailer with more than 4,000 locations. In this role, she created new digital retail channels and transformed the tech capability. Yochem has also served as global CIO and digital product line executive for BDP International, a multi-billion dollar global logistics company spanning 140 countries; global CTO for AstraZeneca, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies; and divisional CIO at Dell, where she built revenue-generating technology services.
Yochem received her bachelor’s degree in music from DePauw University. She completed her master’s degree in computer science at the University of Tennessee, where she remains an advisory board member. She has served on several company boards’ remains an entrepreneur in residence for Vonzos Partners and an advisor for Dioko Ventures; and is a mentor for South Korea Telecom Americas InnoPartners. She serves on the board of the Freedom School Partners, an organization committed to promoting literacy in children. Yochem holds three US patents and is a published author with Addison-Wesley and Prentice-Hall.