Rob Rose is the Director of Cerner's GroundWorks organization. Rob and his team are responsible for progressing HealthIT interoperability, building core solutions to simplify and expedite product development, guiding the adoption of cloud native principles and contemporary approaches to software development, as well as on-boarding teams to the cloud. He makes an impact on Cerner and their clients by creating and advancing standards-based interoperability solutions that connect and facilitate the flow of data in a timely, consistent manner across desperate healthcare systems. In 2017, his work representing Cerner as a co-lead within ONC's 360x initiative, resulted in the adoption of a new HealthIT interoperability profile designed to standardize health referral transactions. Currently, Rob's primary passion and focus is assisting internal teams with the modernization, automation, and pipelining of their products.