Drinks: Midleton very rare Irish Whiskey
Movies: Forrest Gump, Far & Away
Places on Earth: Ireland and anywhere on the beach
Hobbies: Koi Pond/Gardening, Music, Art, Volunteering to help the less fortunate
Chief Innovation Officer
Linda Reid joined EMS in August 2017 as the Chief Innovation Officer. In this role, Linda will be responsible for the vision, architecture, product launch and support of Innovative Next Generation Product/Service offerings, ensuring EMS is continually adding significant value to our customers.
Linda has been an award winning and respected IT Leader for over 25 years, and has been instrumental in moving organizations to the industry leader through solution innovation, process automation and exceptional leadership. Previous to EMS, she has held CIO and Sr. Leadership positions for corporations in the Fortune 100-500 class, including Lincare, Rotech Healthcare, Advantec, PharMerica / Kindred Healthcare, Travelers Insurance, and Invest Financial / Jackson National Life.
She was honored to receive the “20 Most Innovative CIO’s” award from the enterprise mid-size summit, the “Technology Leader of the Year” award from TBTF, as well as many leadership awards over the years for making significant contributions, including savings in the millions through automation for these corporations. Linda has also won numerous Volunteer / Citizenship awards for the many charitable programs she is involved in helping our Veterans, Youth At Risk and the Homeless within the Tampa Bay Community.
Linda has a Masters in Computer Science from A.U., and has advanced experience and training in full SDLC Software Development (Agile/Scrum), Strategic Project/Program Management, and Process Re-engineering/RPA.