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Mike Pencek

Chief Information Officer

As chief information officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), Mike Pencek provides leadership to BCBSAZ’s information technology organization, supports both short-and long-term planning of infrastructure and operations, and guides strategic implementation of the company’s technology portfolio. With more than 24 years of experience in technology, Mike is instrumental in leading the company’s IT organization through transformational changes as we leverage emerging technologies to simplify access to quality healthcare for Arizonans.

Mike joined BCBSAZ in April 2019 from his role at Honeywell International, where he was a vice president and CIO responsible for the company’s global infrastructure, platforms, and operations, and led an organization of more than 240 employees. Prior to Honeywell, he spent 13 years with Motorola Solutions, Inc., where he eventually served as vice president of information technology and spearheaded major transformation programs across information technology.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in computer science from Lewis University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Keller Graduate School of Management. Mike also served on the Customer Executive Advisory Board with Cisco Systems, and was previously a member of the Cloud Executive Steering Committee with Computer Sciences Corporation.