Joe Norris

Joe Norris
Vice President and CIO, New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Representative of a Critical Access Hospital

Joe Norris oversees the Information Services division for New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) which focuses on the delivery of innovative solutions in support of patients, physicians, clinicians and staff. His current focus is transitioning the organization to a digital services strategy with an ever-increasing emphasis on cyber security programs and innovation.

Prior to arriving at NHRMC, he was the Vice Chancellor & CIO for East Carolina University (ECU). While at ECU for more than 15 years he led several transformational initiatives such as: new distance education model, large scale virtualization & supercomputing implementation, and mobile technology deployment resulting in a nationally recognized academic support model. Prior to ECU, he held senior level positions at Glaxo SmithKline and BB&T.

Norris currently serves as a board member for Coastal Horizons Center, UNC Wilmington IS Advisory Board, and East Carolina University College of Engineering & Computer Science Council.