Adriana (Andi) Karaboutis was elected to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Board in 2016. As a Director, Ms. Karaboutis helps set the company’s strategy and overall direction. Within a highly competitive and highly regulated business environment, the Board oversees and governs BCBSMA's operations, which includes the provision of health coverage to individuals and public and private employers. Ms. Karaboutis serves on the Board’s Audit Committee, Corporate Contributions Committee and Health Care Quality and Affordability Committee.
Ms. Karaboutis is a former executive vice president of Technology, Business Solutions and Corporate Affairs at Biogen, where she oversaw the information technology division, the digital health and data science teams, and the corporate affairs organization. Prior to joining Biogen in 2014, Ms. Karaboutis was Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Dell, Inc. In this role, she was responsible for leading an efficient and innovative global IT organization focused on powering Dell as an end-to-end technology solutions provider. Ms. Karaboutis combined her extensive business and IT experience to provide a strong perspective on how technology can drive an efficient enterprise and create value.
Ms. Karaboutis spent more than 20 years at General Motors and Ford Motor Company in various international leadership positions including computer-integrated manufacturing, supply chain operations and information technology. During this time, she successfully moved between operational and IT roles.
Ms. Karaboutis received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where she was a Merit Scholar. She subsequently pursued graduate Electronic Computer Control Systems studies at Wayne State and received an Academic Excellence Award jointly from Wayne State University and Ford Motor Company. She has also completed the accelerated Fuqua School of Business, Marketing Strategy Program at Duke University and is fluent in the Greek language.
In addition to various industry award recognitions, she is a member of the Wayne State College of Engineering Hall of Fame, served as president of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) from 2008 – 2010 and was a board member of the Manufacturing Executive Leadership Forum from 2009 – 2014. Ms. Karaboutis is currently on the board of directors of Advance Auto Parts, serves on the Babson College advisory board for the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) and is a member of the advisory board for InformationWeek.