Researcher Profiles
Jim Petrassi
DSVP & CTO

Jim Petrassi is the Divisional Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Health Care Service Corporation, responsible for developing a technology agenda to address market and IT capability demands. He leads the development of business value-focused technology strategies, methods, practices and standards within the organization.

Petrassi has over 30 years of experience within the technology industry, acting as a strategist and advisor to senior business executives on the latest technology trends/disruptions and their potential impact on business. His career advanced from programmer analyst to systems architect, and then elevated into various strategic roles. Prior to HCSC, Jim was senior managing partner at CSC Global Business Solutions, leading a global team of 1300 technologists focused on technology-enabled business transformations. His vast leadership experience and keen eye for evaluating disruptive technologies ensures that HCSC can pivot flexibly to implement solutions that meet the needs of its business partners and members.

Petrassi holds a bachelor’s degree in information systems and computer programming from Purdue University Calumet.