Brent Lang is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vocera Communications, Inc., the leading healthcare communications company headquartered in San Jose, California.
Brent has served as the President and CEO and a board member of Vocera since June 2013. He assumed the role of chairman of the board in June 2018. Prior to being named CEO, he was the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer and a key member of the team that led Vocera’s successful IPO in March 2012. He served as the company’s Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for nearly six years and was one of the first business leaders to join Vocera in 2001 to help commercialize the company’s offering. As President and CEO, Brent has turned the company into a healthy and diverse growth business with revenue in excess of $180 million and a market capitalization of roughly $1 billion.
Brent’s innovative leadership and personal accomplishments have earned him several accolades, including a CEO World Award in 2014, the prestigious NCAA Silver Anniversary Award in 2015, and a finalist spot for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in 2016 in the Northern California Region. As a gold medalist swimmer in the 1988 Olympics, Brent has always led with a winning mentality and a great drive for success.
He also fosters a culture of compassion and collaboration at Vocera. Restoring human connections in healthcare has become a mantra for Vocera, and many of the employees are motivated by this passion and spirit of entrepreneurship. He and his teams are fueled by helping improve healthcare and impact lives around the world through better communication. Brent is currently a member of the Forbes Technology Council.
A long-time leader and athlete, Lang serves on the Leadership Council for Positive Coaching Alliance and is an independent director for the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors.