Rodney Cotton is a healthcare executive, health tech board member, and health equity advocate who leads with passion, courage, and integrity.
He currently serves as a board member of Orchard Software, a private equity-backed laboratory information system (LIS) software company, where he contributes his commercial, industry, operations and laboratory expertise to strategy development, product launches, talent acquisition and other areas. He is also a Board and Audit, Compliance and Finance Committee Member of Community Health Network, a non-profit system with $3B revenues and 200+ sites of care, and an Advancement Council Member, of the School of Applied Computational Sciences of Meharry Medical College, the nation's oldest historically black medical school.
At Roche Diagnostics, Rod serves as SVP, Head of Strategy & Transformation, and Chief of Staff to the CEO. He is also a board director of Orchard Software, a private equity-backed software development firm serving 2,000+ laboratories nationwide, among other board-level roles. A frequent public speaker and thought leader, Rod was named one of the Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America by Savoy magazine and one of the Top Blacks in Healthcare by BlackDoctor.org.
Rod will be a panelist in April 2023 on the topic of "Landing a Corporate Board Role: Insights from Board Members."
His LinkedIn profile is available at: linkedin.com/in/rodney-cotton.