Ron Zika currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for HealthBridge. Prior to HealthBridge, Ron served as Chief Technology Officer for multiple start-up companies including Epic Ventures from 1999 to 2003 and LoyaltyEdge (American Express) from 2016 to 2019.
For the past 25+ years, Ron has been providing management and technology consulting to medium and Fortune 500-sized companies, including MasterCard, Monsanto, Novell, WellPoint Health Networks, Tampa General Hospital, CenturyLink and Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ – British Intelligence).
In addition to CTO roles, Ron’s consulting emphasis has focused on performing technical and operations due diligence for an array of private equity and venture capital firms.
Ron mentors technology-focused students and serves on the board of Guard911, a software ecosystem to protect against active shooters at schools. He also teaches and plays jazz guitar.
Ron earned his bachelor’s degree in Management of Information Systems from the University of Missouri.