Adriana (Andi) Karaboutis was elected to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Board in 2016. As a Director, Andi 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. Andi serves on the Board’s Audit Committee, Corporate Contributions Committee and Health Care Quality and Affordability Committee.
Andi is recognized for her success as an innovative technology executive and a business leader across a range of sectors that include industry giants, such as, NATIONAL GRID, BIOGEN, DELL, FORD, and GENERAL MOTORS. She was recently appointed Chief Information & Digital Officer for National Grid. As a member of the company’s Executive Committee, she will be responsible for the development of an enterprise‑wide digital strategy, delivery of information systems and services, digital security and risk, as well as overall security. Previously, as Executive Vice President for Technology, Business Solutions, and Corporate Affairs at Biogen, Ms. Karaboutis had a broad set of responsibilities that included information technology, digital health and data sciences and corporate affairs.
Prior to joining Biogen in 2014, Andi was Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Dell, Inc. and previously 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.
Andi is also currently on the board of directors of Perrigo Company plc, Advance Auto Parts and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Additionally, she has served as president of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT); a board member of the Manufacturing Executive Leadership; and on the Babson College advisory board for the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL).
Andi received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Wayne State University in Detroit and was a Merit Scholar. Additional education includes graduate courses at Wayne State and completing the accelerated Marketing Strategy Program at Fuqua School of Business (Duke University).