Eduardo Conrado

Eduardo Conrado

President, Ascension

Eduardo Conrado is President of Ascension, one of the nation’s leading non-profit and Catholic health systems with more than 2,600 sites of care in 19 states, including 140 hospitals. As President, Mr. Conrado is responsible for setting system strategy, leading day-to-day operations and driving Ascension’s overall success through innovation across the continuum of care.

He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer for Ascension from 2019 to January 2023. In this role, he led the Ascension-wide strategy, aligning the portfolio, investments and actions to position the health ministry to thrive as the industry and expectations of those it serves change.

Recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Top 20 Innovator in Healthcare in 2021, he also led Ascension’s digital and data strategy, driving the platform to enable an exceptional consumer experience as well as a better clinician experience across the enterprise.

Mr. Conrado joined Ascension in 2018 as Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer. He served on the Ascension Board of Directors from 2014 to 2018.

Prior to joining Ascension, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer for Motorola Solutions, where he managed the company’s growth-focused strategy, accelerating innovation across the company’s products, services and software, and bringing a design-centric approach to business model and customer experience innovation.

He joined Motorola in 1992 and served in a variety of leadership roles in corporate and multiple international businesses in a range of consumer and commercial segments across Motorola.

Mr. Conrado serves as a board member for the Catholic Health Association of the United States, as well as on the board of directors for Southwest Airlines and ArcBest Corporation, a transportation and logistics company.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas; a master’s degree in Business Administration from ESADE, Barcelona, Spain; and a master’s degree in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, Arizona.