Executive Profile: Kevin Johannsen, Senior Market and Competitive Intelligence Manager at Vizient

Kevin Johannsen is currently a senior market and competitive intelligence manager at Vizient, based in Dallas, Texas. By his own account, he is an efficient and professional senior market analyst with 23 years of experience in marketing, business development, proposal management and market research.

Johannson said in his LinkedIn profile that he has a proven track record of meeting tight deadlines, whether working alone or in a team environment. He stressed that he is willing to tackle tough assignments and learn new skills while doing so. The research and analysis he has done have helped top management make informed business decisions, he added.

Johannson has been with the Irving, Texas-based health care services company for just over two years. During this relatively brief period, he has led the gathering, analysis and packaging of essential business intelligence using various research methods for the benefit of the company.

Before joining his current organization, Johannson worked at Pearson for over 19 years. During his extended stay with the London-based education publishing and assessment service company, he worked in various capacities, but always with an emphasis on market intelligence.

Earlier in his career, Johannson was a test development specialist at ACT, a position he held for over four years. During this time, he delivered reports and presentations in relation to job analysis requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor as well as customers in Latin America.

Johannson earned his bachelor’s degree in English language and literature from the University of Iowa.