Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center announces new leaders alliance

One-of-a-kind group of senior industry leaders commits to collaborate on health market transformation

New York – June 16, 2016 – The Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center (OWHIC) announced today the formation of a new coalition designed to break through the silos in the healthcare industry and bring about real change. The OWHIC Leaders Alliance is comprised of senior executives from all areas of healthcare who have committed to work collaboratively on key issues impacting consumer value and overall industry sustainability.

“Oliver Wyman’s goal is to use creative thinking to address complex industry challenges and support both our clients and society at large. We are delighted to convene this important group and support collaboration around the biggest issues facing healthcare today,” said Scott McDonald, president and CEO of Oliver Wyman Group.

“Our belief is that healthcare can and must compete on value and consumer empowerment, and that the industry must be redesigned from the individual’s perspective,” said Sam Glick, Oliver Wyman partner and co-director of the OWHIC Leaders Alliance. “This vision cannot be achieved without significant cross-industry communication and collaboration, which is why it is so valuable to bring together the distinguished group of healthcare professionals in our new Leaders Alliance.”

“Our goal in forming the OWHIC Leaders Alliance was to identify individuals who are passionate about industry change, but also capable of pushing the industry forward,” said Josh Michelson, Oliver Wyman partner and co-director OWHIC Leaders Alliance. “We are confident these individuals will do just that.”

OWHIC Leaders Alliance members include:

Providers & The New Front Door



Mary Brainerd

President and Chief Executive Officer


Mike Dandorph


Rush University Medical Center

Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, MPP

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Iora Health

Niyum Gandhi

Executive Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer

Mount Sinai Health System

David Joyner

Chief Executive Officer

Hill Physicians Medical Group

Harry Leider, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Group Vice President


Marty Makary, MD

Surgical Director

Pancreas Multidisciplinary Cancer Clinic, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Ido Schoenberg, MD

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

American Well

Chuck Stokes

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Memorial Hermann Healthcare System

Grace Terrell, MD

Strategist and Founder

CHESS (Cornerstone Health Enablement Strategic Solutions)


Health Plans

Chris Hunter

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer


Bill Lamoreaux

Chief Operating Officer

Emblem Health

Brian Lobley

President, Commercial and Consumer Markets

Independence Blue Cross

René Lerer, MD


GuideWell and Florida Blue

John Naylor

Senior Vice President, Commercial Markets


Maureen O'Connor

President/EVP Diversified Businesses

Mosaic Health Solutions/ BCBSNC

Jason Robart

Chief Strategy Officer/President and Chief Executive Officer

BCBS Massachusetts/Zaffre Investments

Craig Samitt, MD

Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer

Anthem, Inc.



Jeanne Cohen

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Motive Medical Intelligence

John Kao

Chief Executive Officer and President

Alignment Healthcare

Mike Weissel

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Solutions Group



Engagement & Better Living

Sean Duffy

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Jason Langheier, MD, MPH

Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Jeff Margolis

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Tom Spann

Co-Founder, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer  


Donato Tramuto

Chief Executive Officer


Glen Tullman

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Livongo Health


Precision Medicine & Pharma

Rajni Aneja, MD

Global Head, Digital Strategy/Transformation


Jim Hudson

Chairman and Co-Founder

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Brad Perkins, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Human Longevity


Capital Markets & Accelerators

Charles Boorady

Founding Managing Director

Health Catalyst Capital

Esther Dyson

Executive Founder

Way to Wellville

Matt Hermann

Senior Managing Director

Ascension Ventures

Nina Kjellson

General Partner

Canaan Partners

Robbert Vorhoff

Managing Director

General Atlantic


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Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center

Oliver Wyman launched the Health Innovation Center (OWHIC) in 2011 dedicated to promoting positive change in healthcare. OWHIC champions innovation by disseminating proven innovations; envisioning market-based solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s challenges; and establishing a cross-industry community of thought-leaders to share and shape ideas.

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