President and CEO, Dossia Consortium
Colin Evans serves as Dossia's President and CEO.
Evans joined Dossia in 2008 as an on-loan executive from Intel's Digital Health Group and then in October 2009 he officially left Intel and joined the Dossia organization. Prior to joining Dossia, Evans had been with Intel for 29 years and, most recently, served as the Director of Digital Health Policy and Standards, responsible for Intel's efforts to cooperate with industry and legislative stakeholders to drive policy development and with industry partners to create platform standards. His group was responsible for creating both the Continua Health Alliance formed to create agreement on consumer health platform and device interoperability worldwide and the Dossia Consortium that brings together major US employers to develop the their shared infrastructure for personal, private, and portable health records.
Before joining Digital Health Group, Evans held a variety of management positions in Europe and the US in a broad spectrum of disciplines including information technology, business applications development, marketing, e-Business architecture, and system software research. In his most recent role at Intel, Evans led Intel's Corporate Technology Group research labs focused on virtualization, trust, and content protection technologies and hosted Intel's research on Proactive Health aimed at the development of platforms for home health monitoring.
Over the years, Evans provided leadership for a number of industry standards initiatives. He chaired the Board of Directors of Oasis, an international consortium driving XML interoperability, and played a central role in the creation of RosettaNet, a multi-company initiative focused on building Internet-based supply chains for the information technology, electronic components, and semiconductor manufacturing industries. For several years, Evans served as chair of RosettaNet's Executive Board and is currently the President of the Dossia Consortium.
Prior to joining Intel, Evans was involved in business applications development in the semiconductor, electric utility and pharmaceutical industries.
Evans obtained his degree in Computer Science at Manchester University in the United Kingdom, and is an alumnus of INSEAD, France.