August 5, 2019
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For Immediate Release
Aaron Martin, E.V.P. and Chief Digital Officer of Providence St. Joseph Health Will Speak to Providence High School Students
BURBANK (September 3, 2019) – Seattle-based Aaron Martin, Managing General Partner of Providence Ventures and Executive VP, Chief Digital Officer of Providence St. Joseph Health, will visit Providence High School on Friday, September 6th to speak to students who are enrolled in the Medical and Technology Focus Programs about digital technology trends in healthcare. Providence High School is the only high school in the nation that is governed by a healthcare system. This unique partnership allows for opportunities, such as this, for PHS students to benefit from the exposure to various innovative minds.
Mr. Martin is Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, of Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH), and Managing General Partner of Providence Ventures (PV). Providence St. Joseph Health is a not-for-profit health system that combines Providence Health & Services and St. Joseph Health. Both organizations have served the Western U.S. for more than a century and together comprise 106,000 caregivers who serve in 50 hospitals, 829 clinics and hundreds of programs and services. Martin is responsible for digital and marketing for PSJH. His team is also responsible for driving innovative new programs across PSJH that improve convenience, lower cost and improve quality. He is also responsible for Providence Venture’s $150M fund which invests in early to mid-stage health care technology companies.
“We are so excited to welcome Aaron Martin to our campus! This is such an incredible opportunity for students from our Medical Focus Program and Technology Focus program to engage together with a key leader within Providence St. Joseph Health, our governing organization,” said Assistant Head of School Allison Castro. “The fields of healthcare and technology are expansive and everchanging and this presentation about digital technology in healthcare will expand our students’ thinking about the significant factors influencing current decisions within the system.”
Prior to PHS, Martin worked for Amazon, McKinsey & Company, and was a founder of two early-stage technology companies funded by New Enterprise Associates and Mayfield. While at Amazon, he was general manager of Amazon’s self-publishing and print on demand business. Martin went on to lead the Kindle North American Trade publisher business helping major publishing partners like Random House, Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins transition their businesses to eBooks on Kindle.
About Providence High School
Providence High School, founded in 1955 by the Sisters of Providence, is a private, co-educational, independent, college preparatory Catholic high school. It is accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA), and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), a member of the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), and a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon High School. The school offers highly acclaimed focus programs for students interested in the Cinema Arts, Medical, and Technology fields, a solid Athletics Program, an award-winning Visual and Performing Arts department, and College Preparatory Counseling. For more information about Providence High School, please visit the school’s website: www.providencehigh.org.
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