BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has selected health insurance industry veteran Nasir Khan as senior vice president and chief information officer.
In this role, Mr. Khan will lead the employee teams responsible for securing and protecting the integrity and performance of BlueCross technical support functions including cybersecurity, application development, and infrastructure and operations. He will support development and delivery of business-focused technologies and provide strategic counsel.
Mr. Khan comes to BlueCross from a post as SVP and CIO at Maryland-based Consortium Health Plans. His prior experience also includes more than 15 years in tech roles at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, where he ultimately rose to the position of VP and chief technology officer.
“Information services and technology are more critical than ever for BlueCross and our customers. Nasir is a proven leader whose experience with Consortium and the Association gives him unique insight into the technology needs of our members and business partners,” said Scott Pierce, executive vice president and COO of BlueCross. “I believe he will be a tremendous asset to our organization during a time of considerable change across our industry.”
Mr. Khan earned an Executive Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Karachi and Quaid-I-Azam University, respectively, in Pakistan.