Drew Altman is President and CEO of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. A leader in health policy, communication and journalism, the Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation based in Menlo Park, CA. Dr. Altman was Commissioner of the Department of Human Services for the state of New Jersey, Director of the Health and Human Services at the Pew Charitable Trusts, Vice President of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and served in the Carter administration. He earned his Ph.D. in political science at MIT. Dr. Altman is an innovator in the world of foundations and a leading expert on national health policy who publishes and speaks widely on health issues. He founded the current-day Kaiser Family Foundation in the early 1990’s.
Reid Hoffman is a Partner at Greylock, and Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at LinkedIn. His areas of focus include consumer Internet, enterprise 2.0, mobile, social gaming, online marketplaces, payments, and social networks.
An accomplished entrepreneur, executive and angel investor, Reid likes to work with products that can reach hundreds of millions of participants and businesses that have network effects He has played an integral part in building many of today’s leading consumer technology businesses, including LinkedIn and PayPal. He possesses a unique understanding of consumer behavior and the dynamics of viral businesses as well as deep experience in driving companies from the earliest stages through periods of explosive growth.
Hoffman earned a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and a Bachelor’s degree in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University, where he graduated with distinction. In 2010 Reid was the recipient of an SD Forum Visionary Award and named a Henry Crown Fellow by The Aspen Institute.
Bob Kocher is a Principal at McKinsey & Company, where he leads the McKinsey Center for Health Reform and is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at Brookings. He previously served in the Obama Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Healthcare and Economic Policy and a member of the National Economic Council, where he was one of the leading shapers of the healthcare reform legislation. In addition, Bob was a leader of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move” childhood obesity initiative, led the formation of the Partnership for a Healthier America, and served on the Federal Advisory Panel charged with developing a national obesity strategy.
Bob is an active writer and public speaker on a range of healthcare topics. He and his work have been widely published and quoted in Time, Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, LA Times, New England Journal of Medicine, and on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered.
Bob received undergraduate degrees from the University of Washington and a medical degree from George Washington University. He completed a research fellowship with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the National Institutes of Health. He went on to complete his internal medicine residency training at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School.