Director, Information Technology
A proven technology leader with more than 15 years of experience in developing innovative infrastructure and application designs, effective system implementation, and support of technology and process-related solutions, Ben Bawcum serves as the director of IT at Medical Advantage. Using his extensive background in building new products and solutions as well as optimizing and strengthening existing processes and systems, he provides unsurpassed IT support to Medical Advantage and its clients.
Since joining Medical Advantage, Mr. Bawcum has transformed the company’s IT offerings by adopting highly secure and scalable cloud technologies and creating a highly mobile workforce. This includes creation of a health management technology platform used by Medical Advantage data scientists in support of client needs.
Mr. Bawcum’s areas of expertise include system architecture, optimization, integration, monitoring and analysis, infrastructure design, product management, system integration, performance metrics, engineering, administration, and project management.
Throughout his career, Mr. Bawcum has helped organizations and clients maximize their operational efficiency and performance through implementation of strategic technological solutions and support. Before joining Medical Advantage, he worked as a technology consultant for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan where he helped design the architecture and technology needs of the organization and established strategies consistent with business goals and economic viability. He also has provided technical guidance to clients and internal IT staff in the design and development of fully integrated technology solutions. In addition to this role, he has served as a contracting product development manager, project manager and configuration engineer for RouteOne LLC, an international automotive financing company.
Mr. Bawcum holds a Bachelor of Information Technology degree from Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan.