President, Allscripts International
Rich Berner is President of Allscripts International. Prior to joining Allscripts, Berner served as Senior Vice President at Caradigm, a Microsoft/GE joint venture, where he led the client organization, driving customer value and shaping the vision for the company’s solutions.
Prior to joining Caradigm in July 2012, Berner served in a number of executive roles at Cerner Corporation where he and his teams delivered results for clients that transformed patient care—often times leading to industry awards for their use of health IT to improve patient safety. Most recently, he led a number of Cerner’s Agile Business Units and launched emerging businesses. Berner also led Cerner’s Middle East and Africa operations from Dubai and served as vice president and general manager for Cerner’s Academic and Children’s Hospital clients.
Before joining Cerner, Berner was a partner at TechEmpower, a strategy consulting and custom software developer, where he invented and sold one of the the company’s first commercial eLearning product, and led major initiatives in the areas of business development and strategy & operations. Prior to TechEmpower, Berner served as Chief Operating Officer for FreeDrive, where he helped pioneer the online storage market. Berner began his career as a software engineer at Tellabs, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Internal and External Communications Inc.
Berner graduated as an Evans Scholar from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors of Science in Teaching of Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics