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MD Anderson Cancer Center Executive Director, Innovation - Innovation Center in Houston, Texas

The Innovation Center represents the newest iteration of MD Anderson's (MDACC) long-standing history of transformative change in the health care space. By expanding into the world of health technology and experience, co-creating and designing the products, services, and patient-centric practices, the Innovation Center works to foster a culture of leading-edge thinking throughout the institution.

Our team collaborates with MDACC clinicians, researchers, patients, and operational leaders in order to discover, design, and implement solutions for challenges within our institution and within our field at large. Through a combination of observational techniques, stakeholder interviews, and market research, we work to better design human-centered, user-friendly experiences and digital technology solutions. These solutions foster a culture of leading-edge problem solving, the encouragement of innovative ideas, and an investment in transformational, mission-driven change.

The Executive Director serves as a thought leader for the MDACC Innovation Center, responsible for leading the design of new strategies and experiences that will accelerate MDACC'S mission.

The Executive Director leads the design team (as part of the overall Innovation team) to use a human-centered design approach in identifying and solving institutional challenge.


  • Seven years of innovation or product management experience.

  • Five years of management experience.

  • Extensive knowledge of how innovation impacts clinical, research and administrative areas.

  • Experience in developing a vision and strategy that allows an organization to realize ROI from innovative opportunities.

  • Highly prefer experience in an academic or academic health care environment in product management or innovation.

  • Bachelor's Level Degree.


Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 133408

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

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