Empower decision makers to improve lives through sustainable technology.
Empower decision makers to improve lives through sustainable technology.
A world in which the transformative power of data is fully harnessed to enable thriving societies everywhere.
We combine state-of-the-art technologies and knowledge to develop cutting-edge solutions.
We co-create solutions that are long-lasting and scalable.
We seek a deep understanding of our partners’ vision and needs.
We strive to produce the highest quality work that exceeds our partners’ expectations.
BAO Systems is an industry leader in digital data solutions for health and development. We empower our partners to implement scalable and sustainable solutions that uncover data-driven insights to improve livelihoods, strengthen health systems, and achieve equitable human development.
Our team comprises passionate public health and development practitioners, information system experts, software engineers, system engineers, monitoring and evaluation advisors, and data scientists. We excel in providing a broad spectrum of services and products.
Steffen has over 15 years of experience in senior-level IT technical and management positions. He has owned and operated several successful IT businesses, including development firms, hosting companies, and an IT consultancy. Steffen has experience serving commercial, government, and non-profit organizations. His expertise is focused on enterprise web application design & development as well as IT operations & infrastructure management in public health and international development.
Busoye is a solutions architect with over 10 years of experience in health systems database design, training, and deployment. He has supported the design and implementation of DHIS2 health systems in several countries and worked on multi-country DHIS2 implementation for NGOs. He is an informatics specialist with distinct expertise in effective deployment of teams in the design, implementation, and evaluation of enterprise-level international development projects.
Lars is a software engineer and architect with more than 14 years of experience in building web and integration solutions. He brings deep expertise in systems architecture, databases, data modeling, data analytics, and web API design. He has been the lead developer of DHIS2, the world’s largest information system within the international development domain, since its inception in 2005.
Lisa has over 20 years of experience in Federal IT consulting and software development. She has successfully led several software development projects at the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense, and pioneered the application of Agile Analytics in the federal space. Prior to joining BAO Systems, she served as a Vice President at a technology and IT solutions company that delivers mission-control solutions and digital modernization services to the Federal Government. In this position, Lisa was responsible for overseeing delivery of a portfolio of DHS programs, driving innovation, and implementing Agile application development, DevSecOps and data analytics.
Dan has over 20 years of experience developing software and building systems. He has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, exposing him to a variety of clients ranging from The Census Bureau to The National Education Association to Orbitz. In the global health space, Dan has worked on DHIS2 data collection and reporting systems used in various low-and-middle-income countries.
Andrew brings over 25 years of experience delivering innovative Health IT solutions for clients across the public and private sectors. He has successfully managed large, multi-million Health IT initiatives for the US Department of State (PEPFAR), AHRQ, NIAID, NICHD, and NIH OCIO. Andrew brings the right combination of technical expertise, scientific domain knowledge, and client/team management skills along with the process and business focus necessary to successfully capture, deliver, and manage business in the Health IT market.
Nicola has over 20 years of experience in field-based public health and health systems strengthening initiatives and since 2011 has led multiple institutional efforts to deploy DHIS2 at an enterprise level. She has worked in over 20 countries across Asia, Africa, and South America. Nicola manages the global services team, ensuring that our clients’ projects are implemented with the highest quality of technical support.
Furhana brings more than 20 years of experience in business development, program management, and engagement with partners and donors. She has successfully developed and rolled-out resource mobilization strategies to increase and diversify funding sources needed for international development organizations to grow. Furhana’s expertise spans various sectors including global health, small, micro, and medium enterprise development, and youth and women’s economic empowerment.
Katherine is a public health professional with over 15 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, health information systems strengthening, and data analytics, visualization and use. Having worked in multiple countries across Asia and Africa, she has keen insight into the data needs of our partners. Katherine builds and maintains partner relationships, conducts market research, and recommends services and products, helping to drive company strategy and impact.
Michael has over 12 years of professional finance experience at both public and private companies. Prior to joining BAO Systems in 2018, he was CFO at a DC-based software startup with over $25M in venture capital where he scaled financial operations for high growth. Prior to that, he served as Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for XO Communications where he oversaw a budget of over $4B and played a lead role in the company’s eventual sale to Verizon.
With over 15 years of human capital management (HCM) experience, Emmanuel has led the creation and implementation of a wide range of initiatives including selection, development and succession management programs. In prior roles, Emmanuel has supported and led multinational organizations and his expertise includes human capital strategy, talent management, total rewards, HCM technology, payroll and performance management processes to support the overall business strategy.
For over 25 years, Kristin has been a part of numerous technical and process transformations in both the public and private sectors on the domestic and global levels. She is a process advocate with a pragmatic lens bringing software and project operations together. Kristin’s hands-on experience with multiple Federal Health IT clients helps in her day-to-day oversight of the PEPFAR Program and mission driven BAO team.
We’re back for the 7th annual DHIS2 Symposium! While the look and feel has changed, the quality remains the same. As the world attempts to heal from the past year, we want to provide the opportunity for the entire DHIS2 community to come together.
With over 20 years of experience in Federal IT consulting and software development, industry veteran Lisa Spory joins BAO Systems to lead technology advancement and innovation.
Pete Linnegan’s inspiration for creating the Program Dataset Connector app came when he saw a client’s need to break down data in new ways.
With impact-first at the core, the Dharma Platform has evolved from a mobile data collection tool to a start to finish data management tool.