Former Obama Administrator
During his decades-long career as a private sector healthcare technology leader, including as group executive VP for Optum, Andy Slavitt drove some of the most significant and successful initiatives in healthcare, impacting millions of Americans as well as the shape of the healthcare system. He was the former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under President Obama. Prior to that he was the Group Executive Vice President of Optum, and before that a healthcare tech founder and entrepreneur. He currently serves as Board Chair of United States of Care, a Senior Advisor to the Bipartisan Policy Center and is a columnist for USA Today and JAMA and is a frequent commentator on MSNBC, CNN, Fox and CNBC. He attended University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School.