Vicki Hildebrand is an engaged and courageous leader. She is responsible for the Information Technology solutions at Blue Cross, as well as implementing future technology and data management capabilities to better serve consumers, clients, and employees. She understands the importance of technology solutions that can improve lives and help people get well, stay well, and live well with disease.
Prior to her time at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, Ms. Hildebrand served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the United States Department of Transportation where she drove a digital transformation program that resulted in tens of millions of savings, a more resilient cyber security infrastructure, and the implementation of modern data management techniques across all the Department’s agencies, including the Federal Aviation Administration.
Before working in Washington, Ms. Hildebrand worked for Hewlett-Packard Inc. for more than 30 years. Her tenure covered leadership positions in hardware and software development, systems engineering, architecture, operations, global services. Most notably, she served as Vice President for Customer and Partner Advocacy where she advised customers on how to implement Digital and Business Transformation. She led the Marketing IT development teams through the complex acquisitions of Compaq and Electronic Data Systems Corporation or EDS.
Ms. Hildebrand has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Vermont and a Master’s degree in Technology Management from Columbia University where she continues to help teach Digital Transformation. She’s been active in STEM-related learning (science, technology, engineering and math) for her entire career and continues to support women with an interest in technology.
As a US Figure Skating Gold Medalist and former coach, she spends her free time as a national level figure skating judge. Ms. Hildebrand is happy to be working in her home state of Vermont.