Jim Traficant is the Accenture Federal Services managing director for Federal Health. He has more than 25 years of executive and operational leadership experience in government, commercial and international markets. He served as President of ASM Research leading the AFS acquisition and growing it fourfold in three years. He previously served as President of Harris Healthcare Solutions where he created a business from an idea and expanded to over one thousand employees across six countries in five years. In addition, he serves as U.S. Advisor for the Global eHealth Foundation. His industry experience includes Aerospace & Defense, Intelligence, and Healthcare as well as M&A, product development, and IT services.
Traficant’s personal experience as a two-time liver transplant survivor drives his passion for transforming healthcare. He was awarded Federal Computer Week's "Federal 100" as well as G2XChange's "FedHealthIT 100" for his leadership in Federal Health. He was also featured in Gary Shapiro's New York Times bestselling book, "The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream," for his compelling healthcare story and innovative solutions for healthcare transformation.
In addition to his work with the Global eHealth Foundation, Traficant is a member of the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Geneva College and an MBA from George Washington University.