John Peterzalek

Executive Vice President & Chief Client Officer at Cerner Corporation

John Peterzalek

John Peterzalek

Executive Vice President & Chief Client Officer at Cerner Corporation


As executive vice president and chief client officer, John Peterzalek is focused on driving value, innovation and results for our global client base. He is responsible for client satisfaction in achieving their desired outcomes that impact the health and care of their community.

Additionally, he leads the corporate direction for business development, client operations and marketing.

John joined Cerner in 2003 and has held a variety of business and client leadership roles. Most recently, John was executive vice president of worldwide client relationships. Previously, he was responsible for Cerner Atlantic, serving clients in the eastern United States, Europe and the Middle East.

Before joining Cerner, he spent 13 years with Perot Systems Healthcare Industry Group. As a senior executive, he was responsible for several business units and large client relationships.

John has accumulated more than 30 years of experience in technology and software support, health care informatics and driving value through closely aligned relationships. He has worked in both the public and private sectors.

John is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa where he earned a bachelor’s degree in geography with a concentration in computer cartography and completed post-graduate coursework and certification at Rockhurst University.

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Co-Founder at Health Management Academy

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Co-Founder & Vice Chairman-Board at Cerner Health Ventures

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Former Governor of Indiana

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Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at YRC Worldwide, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Cerner Corporation

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Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Cerner Corporation

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Chief Innovation Officer at Cerner Corporation

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Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at Cerner Corporation

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Cerner Corporation

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John Peterzalek
Executive Vice President & Chief Client Officer at Cerner Corporation

The University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa, aims to provide students with an education that focuses on history, culture, and technology. It offers pre-professional programs, graduate and undergraduate degrees, and teacher preparation programs, all the while conducting ongoing research to strengthen the social, cultural, educational, and economic development of Iowa and the nation at large. To highlight this commitment, the university offers a wide variety of outreach and partnership programs. Whether you’re seeking resources for business and economic development, looking to join science, music, or language camps, or are simply interested in lifelong learning, the University of Northern Iowa has you covered. A number of museums are featured at the university, including the UNI Gallery of Art and University Museum. In addition, the Strayer-Wood Theatre, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center and more are available resources to enhance college life. Academics at the university include more than 120 undergraduate degrees in diverse categories like: * Art, Design, and Music * Business * Communications and Media * Computers, Technology, and Industry * Health, Medical, and Social Service * Human Behavior and Culture * Language and International Studies * Politics and Government On-campus housing and meal plans are available, but not required for incoming students. Admissions are determined based on ACT scores, class rank, GPA and other factors for entering freshmen. Financial aid is available to eligible students through the FAFSA or through a number of UNI scholarships.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Client Officer
2003 - Current

Cerner Corp. designs, develops, markets, installs, hosts and supports health care information technology, health care devices, hardware and content solutions for health care organizations and consumers. The company also provides value-added services, including implementation & training, remote hosting, operational management services, revenue cycle services, support and maintenance, health care data analysis, clinical process optimization, transaction processing, employer health centers, employee wellness programs and third party administrator services for employer-based health plans. It operates through the following segments: Domestic and Global. The Domestic segment includes revenue contributions and expenditures associated with business activity in the United States. The Global segment includes revenue contributions and expenditures linked to business activity in Aruba, Australia, Austria, the Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Denmark, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, Guam, India, Ireland, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates. The company was founded by Neal L. Patterson, Clifford W. Illig and Paul N. Gorup in 1979 and is headquartered in North Kansas City, MO.

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Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom at United States Department of State

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