Melissa Solito is the Senior Director and Chief Nursing Officer at Cerner Corporation in Kansas City, Missouri. Melissa joined Cerner in 1999 as a clinical analyst and has held various strategy and client leadership roles, including knowledge architect, clinical strategist, and healthcare executive. Melissa spent most of her early career partnering with clients to develop innovative solutions focused on quality, safety, and evidenced based care. Most recently, she has been responsible for identifying and driving clinical alignment and value initiatives for some of Cerner’s largest clients. She is board certified in nursing informatics and is a member of American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and ANIA.