Al Kinel


Al Kinel is President of Strategic Interests, a Global HIT consulting firm based in Rochester, NY. Al is an innovator who has led technology initiatives for providers, payers, government, non-profits, and vendors. He has worked for top-tier professional services firms including McKinsey & Co, and global tech giants Xerox, Kodak Health and Carestream.  Al and his firm of experts bring that expertise to help transform healthcare through innovation. With his in-depth knowledge and experience in healthcare and IT, he has helped numerous providers improve performance, and has helped the government adopt policies and programs to leverage technology. Al was instrumental in helping many US customers adopt dbMotion, and helped Allscripts convey the value of dbMotion to many customers. Strategic Interests serves many Israeli health tech startups and has helped several establish US operations with go-to-market plans, pilots, investors, and integration strategies. Al is a strong supporter of Israel and Jewish causes and has served on the boards of many organizations, including the Development Corporation for Israel. Al received a BS from SUNY Albany and his MBA from University of Virginia Darden School of Business.