David Hartzband, D. Sc. Director of Technology Research

David Hartzband is the director of technology research at the RCHN Community Health Foundation. In his role at the Foundation, Dr. Hartzband spearheads the organization’s continued evaluation, assessment, and findings dissemination related to health information technology.

Dr. Hartzband brings more than two decades of diverse experience in the private and public sectors as a consultant, executive, and technology industry leader. He is founder and principal of PostTechnical Research, a trend analysis and technology strategy consulting firm. Previously, Dr. Hartzband was technology vice president of the Collaboration in the Content Management Software Group of the EMC Corporation. He also served as the chief technology officer for several technology companies including Documentum, eRoom Technology, Agile Software, Upstream Consulting, and Riverton.

Dr. Hartzband is the author of numerous technical reports and journal articles in mathematics, artificial intelligence, concurrent engineering, and cultural anthropology. He holds a doctoral degree in mathematics and has served as an adjunct faculty member at both Stanford University (Computer Science Department & Knowledge Systems Laboratory) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Leaders for Manufacturing Program). He is presently a Research Scholar at the Institute for Data Science & Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.