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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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Allison Dupuy
Allison Dupuy
Simon-Kucher
Partner

Dr. Allison Dupuy is a Partner and Member of the Board at Simon-Kucher. She has been at the firm for more than 16 years and serves as Co-Managing Director of all operations in the USA and Head of Simon-Kucher's Healthcare & Life Sciences practice in the Americas. She is a trusted advisor to leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies across a wide range of therapeutic areas with a specialization in oncology and rare diseases and has extensive experience in the launch and commercialization of cell and gene therapies.

As one of the top executives in global healthcare consulting, Dr. Dupuy supports her clients in strategic pharmaceutical marketing, value-to-customer, product lifecycle strategies, and licensing and valuation. She is also regarded as a global leader in innovative pricing and market access strategies, market forecasting, and value communication.

Simon-Kucher is a global consultancy with more than 2,000 employees in 30 countries. The firm’s globally recognized Healthcare & Life Sciences practice has led the way in the industry for nearly 40 years, helping pharmaceutical, medical technology, and consumer healthcare companies identify, enhance, and realize the true value of their innovations.

Throughout the tenure of Dr. Dupuy’s role as a member of Simon-Kucher’s Healthcare & Life Sciences leadership team, the practice has earned a reputation for its hands-on approach and expertise. From analyzing data to developing the right roadmap to tackle clients’ issues, Dr. Dupuy and her team are passionate about unlocking growth opportunities and helping commercialize innovations that improve patient health and wellbeing.

Dr. Dupuy received her Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University as an Anne M. Briscoe Fellow and a B.A. in Physics with honors from Wellesley College, where she was a Goldwater Scholar and a Schiff Fellow.

 

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Annie Zilius
Annie Zilius
Huron Consulting Group Healthcare
Managing Director

Annie Zilius has contributed her considerable skills in healthcare transformation to Chicago-based business consultancy Huron, first as a senior director and then in her current position as Managing Director. Zilius leads Huron Healthcare’s Medical Group, Physician Enterprise, and Access to Care solutions. During her 17 years at Huron, she has worked closely with executives and clinical and operational leaders across the country on performance improvement engagements focused on care transformation, revenue generation, expense reduction, and strategic planning. Zilius and her team are especially focused on evolving the consumer and patient experience within healthcare and partner with academic medical centers, pediatric hospitals, and physician group practices on implementing detailed workflows and technologies to improve capacity and the physician experience, reduce appointment wait times, and enhance patient engagement.

Zilius lives in Seattle and is a longtime volunteer in the fields of cancer care and social action, working with civil rights nonprofit Mary’s Place and serving as vice president of the board of directors for Cancer Lifeline for several years.

Zilius earned a dual bachelor’s degree in economics and human development from UC San Diego and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business.

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Brad Michel
Brad Michel
Accenture
Senior Managing Director
Brad Michel is the North American Industry Lead for Life Sciences at Accenture, a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture combines unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries to deliver services in strategy and consulting, technology, operations, and Accenture Song, all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. As the Life Sciences Industry Lead, Michel is responsible for driving Accenture’s strategy and offerings to lead change for the industry’s most critical issues. His portfolio includes the biopharma/biotech, medtech, wholesaler/distributor industry segments, and knitting together talent and solutions across the value chain (R&D, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Manufacturing, IT and enabling functions) for the benefit of Accenture’s clients. Michel boasts greater than 2 decades of experience in life sciences, including responsibility for leading large client relationships with Top 10 pharmaceutical companies, with a focus on driving growth and transformation through innovation, technology and operational efficiency. In addition, he has significant global experience and a broad background in business advisory and management consulting, digital transformation, and outsourcing operations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Villanova University.
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Bob Serrano
Bob Serrano
Kx Advisors
Managing Partner
Bob Serrano is a Managing Partner at Kx Advisors, a growth strategy healthcare consulting firm. With offices in the U.S. and U.K., Kx Advisors excels in building new market strategies for pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, and digital health. Serrano brings over 20 years of experience to clients ranging from startups to large, multinational companies, specializing in strategic planning, product development, and commercial launch. Prior to Kx, Serrano was a senior vice president of Kaiser Associates’ Healthcare Practice, which he co-launched into Kx Advisors in 2019. Earlier in his career, Serrano led North American laboratory marketing for QIAGEN’s molecular diagnostics business, and held several strategy and commercial roles in Abbott’s pharmaceutical products division (now AbbVie). Serrano earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a master’s in health administration, and a Bachelor’s of Science in nutritional science from Cornell University.
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Colleen Hall
Colleen Hall
Crowe
Managing Principal, Healthcare Consulting
Colleen Hall is the Managing Principal for Healthcare Services within Crowe LLP. Hall has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry – with 17 of those spent providing consulting services to academic medical centers, community hospitals, health care systems, specialty hospitals, physician practices, clinics and other healthcare organizations. In addition to Hall’s responsibilities for the overall firm’s healthcare practice, she also leads Crowe’s national Revenue Cycle Consulting practice. Hall has deep expertise and specialization within the areas of revenue capture performance, charge master and pricing, outpatient charge capture, patient status and utilization management and revenue cycle optimization. Prior to joining Crowe, Hall was with Ernst & Young in their Health Sciences Advisory Services practice. She has an undergraduate degree in Health Services Management and an MBA, both from Robert Morris University. Hall has been named to the Who’s Who in America and has been recognized as one of the Top 20 people to know in Accounting by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Hall is the founder of the Healthcare Women’s Connexxt Program, which is designed to bring the business women of healthcare together in meaningful ways.
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David Dominguez
David Dominguez
Grant Thornton LLP
Global Head of Life Sciences
As the Global Head of Life Sciences at Grant Thornton, David Dominguez has over 25 years of leadership experience, both within the private industry and as a business consultant, serving his clients in realizing business value. Dominguez’s experience spans across various industries with emphasis within the life sciences sector. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Dominguez’s private industry experience included several years as an Electrical Engineer, Computer Programmer, and as an IT leader. Since joining GT in 2007, his leadership experience has expanded within Advisory Services with national and international focus on Strategy and Optimization, Performance Improvement, Program Management, Business Continuity, and other areas. Dominguez has led consulting services internationally, including within Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Ireland, Thailand, UK and Japan. He graduated from New Mexico State University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and minor in Mathematics. He attained his Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification in 2004 and Agile Certified Practitioner certification in 2021. He was promoted to Managing Director in 2016 and Global Head Life Sciences in 2022.
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David Krahe
David Krahe
Russell Reynolds
Managing Director
Managing Director of the Healthcare Sector David Krahe brings more than twenty years of leadership experience to his work with Russell Reynolds Associates. In his capacity as an executive as well as advisor to the company’s board and CEO, he contributes his diverse experience to Fortune 500 companies and emerging stars working in global healthcare and medtech around the world. His vast and varied experience in the field includes six years as director of product marketing with St. Jude Medical and nine years as Lieutenant, nuclear engineer, and assistant weapons officer with the U.S. Navy. Krahe holds a bachelor’s degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from the United States Naval Academy.
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Debbi Belanger
Debbi Belanger
ClearView Healthcare Partners
Partner

Debbi Belanger is a partner at ClearView Healthcare Partners. She first joined the company in 2009 as managing director. Founded in Boston in 2007, ClearView Healthcare Partners is a global strategy consulting firm serving the life science sector. The firm combines international industry knowledge and scientific expertise across a range of therapeutic areas with an extensive network of external stakeholders to deliver practical and actionable recommendations to its clients. The firm’s projects include cross-functional support at the corporate, franchise, and product levels for pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostics companies worldwide.

As part of the leadership team at ClearView, Belanger has worked with a range of pharma and biotech clients. While she has extensive experience across all major therapeutic areas and project types, she is an expert in orphan diseases, oncology, workshop facilitation, and pricing and market access. She led early commercial planning for orphan diseases at Agios Pharmaceuticals. She also has prior consulting experience from IMS Health, focused on pricing and market access. Debbi received her bachelor’s in biomedical engineering from Harvard University.

 

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Sarah Ladd Eames
Sarah Eames
Russell Reynolds
Managing Director
Sarah Ladd Eames is a senior member of the Board and CEO Advisory Group, as well as the Health Services and Global Life Sciences Practices at Russell Reynolds Associates. She specializes in succession planning and recruiting CEOs, senior executive leaders, and board members for healthcare services, health plans, pharmaceutical, and diagnostics companies. Eames serves a diverse group of clients comprised of Fortune 500, mid-cap, and emerging growth companies in the United States and Europe. She has recruited for multisite for-profit and private equity healthcare services companies, managed care organizations, and integrated delivery systems. Based in New York, she offers clients a broad industry perspective, strategic insights, a consultative approach, and rigorous assessment of candidates. Eames also co-founded the firm’s CEO Roundtable for Healthcare CEOs. Eames possesses more than 25 years of diverse healthcare services and board of director experience in both the public and private sectors, including time with Trinity Health. Prior to joining RRA, Eames held roles at Allied Healthcare International, and also held roles at American Hospital Supply Corporation, Apria Healthcare Group, Baxter International, and Johnson & Johnson. Eames received her Bachelor of Arts in economics from Northwestern University, Phi Beta Kappa, and her Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York and the Advisory Board of the Smithsonian Libraries, and is a member of the Economic Club of New York.
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Miguel Edwards
Miguel Edwards
DeciBio Consulting, LLC
Partner
Miguel Edwards is a Partner at DeciBio Consulting, where he specializes in the development, commercialization, and application of emerging tools and diagnostics. Edwards has extensive experience helping clients refine product specifications, and identify target markets, customers, and business models. He has had a hand in helping clients drive novel technologies and approaches to market including single-cell, spatial, next-generation sequencing, liquid biopsies, CRISPR, high-plex proteomic approaches, and noninvasive prenatal testing. Edwards exemplifies the firm's culture with his passion for the life sciences and an eagerness to see emerging technologies accelerate innovation in precision medicine. DeciBio, a top-ranked firm on Vault, participates across the precision medicine value chain, providing a uniquely comprehensive perspective on how market developments propagate throughout the entire ecosystem. DeciBio provides 1) bespoke, comprehensive consulting services to provide market clarity and inform strategic decisions, 2) custom and off-the-shelf market intelligence and analytics tools and data sets to provide novel insights, and 3) strategic advisory and capital contributions for pre-series A precision medicine startups. Edwards attends and speaks at several industry and investor conferences; and participates in DeciBio's investing activities. He holds a PhD in molecular biology from UCLA.
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Colin Enderlein
Colin Enderlein
DeciBio Consulting
Principal
Colin Enderlein has been a leader in precision medicine innovation and companion diagnostic (CDx) commercialization at all phases of the R&D value chain in both the public and private sectors. Enderlein is currently a Principal with DeciBio Consulting, where he specializes in biopharma precision medicine strategy and global clinical implementation. Dedicated to making knowledge related to cutting-edge technologies more widely accessible, Enderlein regularly authors industry reports spanning topics such as liquid biopsy, spatial-omics, and cancer early detection. Prior to DeciBio, Enderlein held business development and strategy roles at NanoString Technologies and Seattle Children's Research Institute. Enderlein has degrees in bioengineering and biotech innovation from Cornell University and The Karolinska Institute, respectively.
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Ernie Brittingham
Ernie Brittingham
Russell Reynolds
Managing Director, Head of Global Healthcare & Life Sciences
Ernie Brittingham leads the firm’s Global Healthcare Sector. He is also a core member of the Private Equity and Board & CEO Advisory Partners groups. Brittingham advises Boards, CEO’s, and CHRO’s on board refreshment, de-risking of C-level succession, new company formation and IPO’s, and improving team performance. He most recently led the global Medical Devices and Diagnostics Practice, which more than doubled in both consultants and revenue under his leadership. He has nearly two decades of leadership advisory experience and manages a number of the firm's key global relationships. Brittingham is based in New York. He is known for his integrity, candor, and judgment, and most notably support of executives and companies over decades-long relationships. Brittingham received both his Bachelor of Arts in communications and his Master of Business Administration from Loyola University.
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Franziska Thomas
Franziska Thomas
Arthur D. Little
Partner
Arthur D. Little’s Healthcare and Life Sciences division in the Central Europe sector is led by Dr. Franziska Thomas, a Partner at the company and innovator in biotechnology research. Prior to beginning her tenure with Arthur D. Little, she distinguished herself with a decade-spanning career that brought her to PA Consulting, McKinsey & Company, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, as well as a remarkable 11 years at Boehringer Ingelheim as a leader in research for oncology and cardiovascular biologic development. Thomas earned a diploma in biochemistry from Universität Witten/Herdecke and a Ph.D. in the same field from ETH Zürich.
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Gregory Bell
Gregory Bell
Charles River Associates
Vice President & Life Sciences Practice Leader
As the leader of CRA's global Life Sciences practice, Dr. Bell’s business consulting work focuses on the economics of competitive strategy. He works with clients to build sustainable competitive advantages for products, franchises, and brands. These projects have focused on opportunity assessment, product launch, pricing and positioning, marketing strategy, channel management, and resource optimization issues. Dr. Bell has led and consulted projects concerning licensing and valuation, game theory and competitive strategy, capital budgeting and real options, and cost-benefit analyses. Immuno-oncology, rare disease therapeutics, cell and gene therapies, and the relationship among pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medtech areas of focus. As an expert witness, Dr. Bell frequently testifies on damages in intellectual property, finance, and antitrust litigation in courts and arbitration proceedings in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Recent expert witness engagements have included assessments of commercially reasonable efforts regarding collaborations and asset purchases in the life sciences industries, including the use of contingent value rights. Dr. Bell brings his experience as a Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada and his expertise as a Master of Business Administration and Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University, where he specialized in strategy and international business, to bear on consulting projects.
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Jacque Myers
Jacqueline Myers
Slalom
Global Healthcare Capability Lead
Jacque Myers leads the vision, strategy, and go-to-market capabilities for Slalom Healthcare, which includes more than 1,000 consultants in 45 markets and eight countries. With 18 years of experience across the healthcare ecosystem, Myers is committed to building solutions at the intersection of strategy and technology – to advance human healthcare. In her time at Slalom, Myers has driven multiple large-scale transformations, from digital products strategy to omni-channel marketing and cloud and data modernization. Myers works with executives from some of the world’s leading healthcare organizations to translate bold ideas into pragmatic solutions that improve health equity, economics, and outcomes. Prior to Slalom, Myers held multiple roles at Booz Allen Hamilton with a focus on healthcare marketing and behavior change. Her award-winning campaigns covered topics including behavioral health, prescription drug safety, and adherence to preventive care guidelines. Myers has a Masters in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.
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North Highland
Kia McLain
North Highland
Associate Vice President, Healthcare Lead

Kia McLain is a Healthcare Client Executive at North Highland, a leading change management and transformation consultancy. Kia has more than 15 years of healthcare management consulting experience and possess strong expertise in health care operations and implementing transformational care initiatives in both the private and public sectors.

Prior to joining North Highland, Kia was a member of Booz Allen Hamilton’s Civil Health Leadership team. She was involved in numerous high-profile engagements, including the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and establishment of the Health Insurance Marketplaces. She served as a trusted advisor and thought leader to clients working through organizational challenges, led large cross-functional teams, and managed a portfolio of contracts for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. She holds an MBA and MS in Health Care Administration from the University of Maryland Global Campus and a BS in Biology from Howard University. She is also a certified Project Management Professional and Risk Management Professional.

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Srini Rajamani
Srini Rajamani
Wipro
Senior Vice President & Sector Head, Consumer and Life Sciences
In his present role as Business Unit Head, Srini Rajamani stands at the helm of a comprehensive portfolio encompassing end-to-end P&L accountability across Delivery, Sales, Solutions, and Market Expansion, primarily focused on Consumer Goods and Life Sciences industries at Wipro. These industries include a diverse range of domains like Life Sciences, Pharma, Biotech, Med devices, Food, Beverage, Retail Apparel & Footwear, Home and Personal Care, and Agriculture across all service verticals within Wipro. A visionary, Rajamani collaborates closely with advisors and industry pundits to devise innovative solutions to pivotal commercial and business challenges. Rajamani is an ardent advocate for reshaping corporate landscapes, leveraging his extensive 25-year track record of catalyzing transformation for global enterprises across sectors such as CPG, Retail, Manufacturing, Banking and Capital Markets, and Life Sciences. Throughout his dynamic career, Rajamani has assumed pivotal leadership roles at Wipro, amassing a wealth of expertise spanning strategic innovation, client engagement, global delivery optimization, adept team assembly, and the orchestration of shared services initiatives.
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Nicole Mather
Nicole Mather
Partner, Life Sciences & Health Data Lead

Dr Nicole Mather leads IBM’s Life Sciences and Health Data consulting team located in London. Based on a vision to transform the future of the industry for patients, her teams bring world-leading business, digital and technology delivery capabilities to innovative pharma, growing SMEs and genomic research organisations. Through strategic partnerships with key players, IBM is enabling Life Sciences organisations with trustworthy approaches to Generative AI, deep experience in data & hybrid cloud infrastructure and driving transformation of customer and employee experiences. Drawing on the depth of expertise from IBM Research and IBM Technology, the teams deliver impact across the private and public sectors in partnership with Microsoft, AWS and Salesforce accelerating the diagnosis and development of treatments from cancer to COVID-19.

As Director of the Office for Life Sciences, Mather shaped the UK ecosystem, leading for government on the development of the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy and multi-billion pound Sector Deal to support the emergence of new UK industries in Genomics & early diagnosis. Mather is a Non- Executive Director of the Wellcome Sanger Centre. Previously, she worked as at Deloitte and AT Kearney. Nicole started her career as a research scientist and holds a DPhil, MSc and MA from the University of Oxford.

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Stephane Budel
Stephane Budel
DeciBio
Partner
Stephane Budel is more than a founding Partner at Decibio; a seasoned entrepreneur and veteran of the life sciences industry, he has worked to develop the new frontier in genomics and gene sequencing, working with dozens of clients in the research tools and clinical diagnostics fields. In addition to his pioneering work with the firm he launched in 2009, he was the senior life science specialist at L.E.K. Consulting for two years and was founder and chief scientific officer of Living Rox, Inc. Budel holds a master’s degree in physiology from the University of Geneva and a Ph.D. in neurology from Yale University.
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Petra Jantzer
Petra Jantzer
Accenture
Senior Managing Director, Global Industry Sector Lead, Life Sciences
Petra Jantzer leads Accenture’s Life Sciences Business globally and is the Account CEO for a large global Pharma client. Previously, she led Accenture Life Sciences Europe, R&D Europe, and Life Sciences DACH. Before joining Accenture, Jantzer was a tenured Partner at McKinsey & Company, where she led the R&D practice globally and the Pharmaceuticals & Health practice in Switzerland. On top of that, Jantzer currently serves on the Boards of Directors for both Accenture AG Switzerland and Accenture Services Switzerland. Jantzer has profound industry and R&D knowledge, deep business process understanding, and two decades of C-level counseling experience to help clients (digitally) transform their businesses. Jantzer believes that diversity is critical to the success of companies, economies, and societies. This belief motivated her to co-found "Advance - gender equality in Swiss business," a cross-industry association of 150+ mostly blue-chip company members in Switzerland with a joint mission to increase the share of women in senior leadership positions in the Swiss economy. Jantzer’s professional roots are in basic science. She holds a PhD in Tumor-immunology and a master’s in molecular biology.
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Peter Urbanowicz
Peter Urbanowicz
Alvarez & Marsal
Managing Director
Peter Urbanowicz is a Managing Director and the Co-Head at Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) Public Sector Services. A former senior appointee in the federal government, corporate officer, board member, restructuring consultant and attorney, he has built and led highly functioning management teams and improved the financial performance and operations of leading healthcare organizations and government agencies. Urbanowicz returned to A&M in 2019 after serving as the Chief of Staff to Alex M. Azar II, the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Urbanowicz also served as HHS Deputy General Counsel for Secretary Tommy G. Thompson, where he was part of the team that drafted the historic legislation creating the Medicare Part D drug program and Medicare Advantage plans. Earlier in his career, Urbanowicz served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Tenet Healthcare Corporation. Prior to his service as HHS Deputy General Counsel, Urbanowicz was a partner in the law firm of Locke, Liddell & Sapp LLP. Urbanowicz earned his bachelor’s and law degrees from Tulane University. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute and is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia, the State of Louisiana and the United States Supreme Court.
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Roman Salasznyk
Roman Salasznyk
Booz Allen Hamilton Life Science Solutions
Senior Vice President
Roman Salasznyk leads Booz Allen’s life science practice and its support across the Department of Health and Human Services. Based out of our Bethesda, Maryland, office, Salasznyk has more than 20 years of experience in biomedical research, medical product and regulatory lifecycle development, and management and technology consulting. He manages a multidisciplinary team that supports initiatives aimed at expediting medical product approvals and scientific discoveries. Before joining Booz Allen in 2010, Salasznyk managed the clinical and regulatory development of cellular therapies to treat serious medical conditions for inflammatory, orthopedic, and cardiovascular indications at Osiris Therapeutics. His work included leading the company’s biological product development under a multimillion-dollar Department of Defense contract. Salasznyk is a certified project management professional. He was an Aspen Spotlight Health Scholar, has authored more than 10 peer-reviewed scientific publications, and holds a U.S. patent for the preparation and delivery of cellular therapeutics. He has a Ph.D. in biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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Kris Vilamaa
Kristopher Vilamaa
Mostly Medicaid
Partner & Chief Growth Officer
Kris Vilamaa is a Partner and Chief Growth Officer for Mostly Medicaid. Mostly Medicaid is one of the premier Medicaid consulting and marketing entities in the country, using best-in-class HHS expertise to help state and county government agencies, health plans, and solution providers to navigate a wide variety of challenges. In this role, Vilamaa has led engagements in twenty-three different states with hundreds of clients in his career. His experience includes improving existing solutions, bringing new solutions to market, driving innovation, stakeholder engagement, industry analyses, growth strategy development, change management, policy assessments, and operational assessments. Vilamaa is a national thought leader on information technology in behavioral health and the use of data in integrated care models to improve care. As a consultant, he has also served as the CEO of HealthCare Perspective and Director of Behavioral Health for Germane Solutions. Prior to entering consulting in 2015, Vilamaa served in state government for 15 years, the last three as the Chief Information Officer for the Alabama Department of Mental Health. He holds a Bachelor of Art in Political Science from Purdue University-West Lafayette.
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Suzanne McDonald
Suzanne McDonald
Deloitte UK
Partner, Health & Social Care Lead

At Deloitte UK, Suzanne McDonald is a Consulting Partner with responsibility for the healthcare portfolio at Deloitte in Ireland. As a member of the Consulting team, McDonald focuses on providing health and social care clients with services ranging across strategy, risk and financial management, workforce planning, operational improvement and health technology. McDonald has over 25 years’ experience of working in the health sector – her experience includes social care, private healthcare, healthcare regulation and public health.

Her experience also includes 15 years’ working in pharmaceutical regulation, where she engaged with national and international bodies such as the Department of Health, the European Medicines Agency and the World Health Organisation. As an experienced Board member within a range of sectors including NGO, telecommunications, and higher education, McDonald also supports clients on governance matters. She is a member of the Institute of Directors (UK & Ireland), and with a special interest in healthcare technology she is a member of the Irish Computer Society and Health Information Society of Ireland (HISI). McDonald graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an undergraduate degree in information systems.

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Venky Ananth
Infosys
Senior Vice President, Head of Healthcare

Venky Ananth is the Global Head of Infosys’ Healthcare industry vertical. In this role, he is responsible for profitable growth of the Healthcare business. His responsibilities straddle business growth, industry strategy, product IP, service innovation, execution, and building high performance teams. He actively manages critical relationships with senior client executives at Fortune 500 firms in the industry. In this role, he drove 2X growth in the last 4 years – doubling the Healthcare business and setting it on the path to be a Billion-dollar business. Ananth completed his Executive Global Leadership program at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business; and his leadership Development Program at Harvard Business School. He also earned his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University.

As an accomplished and experienced executive in a high growth technology industry, Ananth has over 28 years of experience in the technology industry, including an entrepreneurial stint, with experiences and exposure straddling multiple industries and geographies. He has won a multitude of excellence awards and Gold standard awards for outstanding achievement. He is also the founder of “Infosys Helix”, a cloud native “Software as a service” Healthcare technology platform. He is the face of Infosys Healthcare and runs “PaceSetters”, a thought leadership podcast on the latest in digital transformation in the healthcare industry.

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Jerry Mathews
Jerry Mathews
Atos
Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences
Jerry Mathews is the Head of Healthcare & Lifesciences (HLS) Industry at Atos Americas. Mathews and his leadership team are responsible for a P&L of over $650 million in revenue, servicing North America’s broad healthcare ecosystem of Payers, Providers, Pharma/MedDevices/Distribution & Products. Mathews has also recently led multiple global executive leadership roles in the HLS industry at Atos, most recently as HLS head of global business platform, applications and digital services and HLS global industry head of Consulting, Portfolio & Presales, Marketing & Alliances. He graduated with honors in both Bachelors of Technology from Mahatma Gandhi University in India and an Executive Masters in Business Administration from Thunderbird/ASU, U.S. Mathews started with Atos Syntel in Mumbai, India, as a trainee out of college in 1996 and quickly moved up the leadership ranks and across the world. His leadership experience covers a range of areas from Consulting to Service Delivery to Sales and Services Enabler. He has held client partner & sales leadership positions both in North America and Europe for large strategic accounts in Banking and Financial Services and emerging verticals. In 2008, Mathews relocated to London from the US, as a key member of Syntel’s nascent EU leadership team gaining active experience building the geography and leading high-performance cross-functional teams. He moved back to the US in 2012 to join the HLS industry.