Management Team

Omnicell is led by an accomplished, capable team of executives:

  • Randall A. Lipps

    Randall A. Lipps

    Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder

    Randall Lipps founded Omnicell in September 1992 with a passion for applying automation to healthcare. Under his leadership, in August 2001 Omnicell became a publicly traded company, and since 2003, the San Jose Mercury News has recognized Omnicell as one of the top Silicon Valley companies, as measured by market capitalization. Today, the company’s award-winning solutions are used in over 4,000 hospitals throughout the world, including 18 of the top 20 “America’s Best Hospitals” in U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals, August 2016. Since 2009, Mr. Lipps has served on the Board of Overseers of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing. In 2013, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Invuity, a provider of advanced photonics devices that improve surgical processes. Mr. Lipps also serves on the ASHP Foundation Board of Directors, the philanthropic arm of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, as well as the Board of Directors of Candescent Health, a company that is transforming the radiology care delivery model. Prior to founding Omnicell, Mr. Lipps served in senior leadership roles in the travel industry. He holds bachelor’s degrees in both Economics and Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

  • J. Christopher Drew

    J. Christopher Drew

    President, North American Automation and Analytics

    J. Christopher Drew joined Omnicell in April 1994. Mr. Drew has served in various management positions at Omnicell, including Vice President of Branded Solutions and Director of Corporate Development. Prior to joining Omnicell, he was a financial analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and at Brentwood Associates, a private equity firm. Mr. Drew received a BA in Economics from Amherst College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

  • Dan S. Johnston

    Dan S. Johnston

    Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Administrative Officer

    Dan Johnston joined Omnicell in November 2003. Prior to that, he was Vice President and General Counsel at Be, Inc., a software company, and he was an attorney with the law firm Cooley Godward LLP. Mr. Johnston received a BS in Computer Information Systems from Humboldt State University and a JD from the Santa Clara University School of Law.

  • Peter Kuipers

    Peter Kuipers

    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Peter Kuipers joined Omnicell in August 2015. Mr. Kuipers had served as CFO at Quantcast Corporation, a world leader in applying the power of big data and analytics to digital audience measurement and advertising. Previously he served as Executive Vice President and CFO at The Weather Company (TWC), operating The Weather Channel,, and its professional services division WSI. Earlier, Mr. Kuipers served in senior financial leadership roles at Yahoo!, Altera Corporation, General Electric Company, and Akzo Nobel. He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics in the Netherlands.

  • Nhat H. Ngo

    Nhat H. Ngo

    Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

    Nhat Ngo joined Omnicell in November 2008. Previously, Mr. Ngo led strategic business development for a business unit of Covidien, where he had global responsibilities as Vice President of Business Development and Licensing. Prior to joining Omnicell, he held a variety of senior leadership positions in marketing, sales, operations, strategic planning and corporate development at BriteSmile, Inc., a direct-to-consumer aesthetic technology company. Prior to BriteSmile, Mr. Ngo practiced corporate law at Shaw Pittman in Washington, D.C. He obtained a BS in Commerce, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.

  • Rob Seim

    Rob Seim

    President, Global Automation and Medication Adherence

    Rob Seim joined Omnicell in January 2006. He served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance, Administration and Manufacturing from 2006 through 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Seim served as CFO of three early-stage technology companies, including Villa Montage Systems, a provider of residential broadband access management systems that he co-founded in 1999; Candera, a maker of network-based storage controllers; and Mirra, a vendor of personal backup servers which was acquired by Seagate. Previously, he held a number of senior financial management positions at Bay Networks, which was acquired by Nortel Networks in 1998. Mr. Seim began his business career in 1982 with IBM, serving in a variety of financial positions at three divisions over the course of 14 years. He has a BS in Accounting from California State University, Sacramento.

  • Jorge Taborga

    Jorge Taborga

    Executive Vice President, Engineering

    Jorge Taborga joined Omnicell in July 2007 as Vice President and Chief Information Officer, and in January 2009, was named Vice President of Manufacturing, Quality and Information Technology. In February 2013, Mr. Taborga was named Executive Vice President of Engineering. Prior to joining Omnicell, Mr. Taborga held a number of executive positions with Bay Networks and Quantum, and ran his own management consulting company. He also held executive roles in two cloud computing startups, fusionOne and Terraspring. Mr. Taborga’s earlier career included senior roles in product development with ROLM Systems and Thomas-Conrad. He received his BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from Texas A&M University. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Organizational Systems at Saybrook University.