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  1. Allen, Will

    Urban Farmer

    Will Allen is an urban farmer who is transforming the cultivation, production and delivery of healthy foods to underserved urban populations as the CEO of the country's pre-eminent urban farm and nonprofit organization, Growing Power.

  2. Barry, Barbara A.

    Design Lead, Student Health and Well-Being for Learning and Life, Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic

    Barbara A. Barry, an interdisciplinary research scientist, is leading the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation's efforts to understand the health needs of college students and design programs to encourage healthy behaviors for academic success and the foundations of lifelong health.

  3. Bertolini, Mark T.

    Chairman, CEO and President, Aetna Inc.

    Mark T. Bertolini is chairman, CEO and president of Aetna Inc., a Fortune 100 diversified health care benefits company serving approximately 44 million people with information and resources to help them make better-informed decisions about their health care.

  4. Bosco, Mukti

    Co-Founder and Secretary General, Healing Fields

    Mukti Bosco is the co-founder and secretary general of Healing Fields. She was a member of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority subcommittee on microhealth insurance and the first international working group on developing financial and social indicators for microinsurance.

  5. Casey, Barbara

    Senior Executive Director, Customer Value Acceleration Health Care Team, Cisco Systems Inc.

    Barbara Casey leads a team of industry consultants, architects, project managers and analysts at Cisco Systems Inc. in delivering business transformation for providers and payers as well as developing key solutions, account plans and partner alignment.

  6. Conn, Robert, M.D.

    Founder, SMARTRISK

    Robert Conn, M.D., is a former children's heart surgeon who put down his scalpel to launch SMARTRISK, a national organization dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives by teaching teens to manage risk in the smartest way possible.

  7. Dishman, Eric

    Intel Fellow and General Manager, Health and Life Sciences Group, Intel

    Eric Dishman is a global leader in health care innovation, with specific expertise in technologies and services for chronic disease management and independent living and in pioneering innovation techniques that incorporate anthropology, ethnography and other social science methods into new technologies.

  8. Erwin, Kim

    Assistant Professor, IIT Institute of Design

    Kim Erwin is an assistant professor at IIT Institute of Design, with research interests in making complex information easier to understand and use. She specializes in communication methods for the innovation planning process.

  9. Fisher, Thomas L., M.D., M.P.H.

    Vice President of New Consumer Health Strategies and Research, Health Care Service Corp.

    Thomas L. Fisher, M.D., M.P.H., leads strategies to improve the value of care for individuals who are gaining new access to health insurance through the insurance marketplaces and government programs. He also leads efforts to eliminate health disparities.

  10. Franklin, Shirley C.

    Former Mayor, City of Atlanta

    Former Atlanta mayor Shirley C. Franklin is best known for advocating for and tackling major government operations and ethics reform, and for partnering with local and regional leaders to address policy challenges such as urban planning, economic development and infrastructure.

  11. Hockenberry, JohnModerator

    Journalist and Commentator

    John Hockenberry is the host of public radio's live morning news program "The Takeaway." An Emmy Award- and Peabody Award-winning journalist, he's traveled the globe reporting on a wide variety of stories in virtually every medium for more than three decades.

  12. Katz, David L., M.D., MPH

    Founding Director, Prevention Research Center, Yale University

    David L. Katz, M.D., MPH, is a clinician, researcher, author, inventor, journalist and media personality. He is recognized globally for expertise in nutrition, weight management and the prevention of chronic disease.

  13. Kauffman, Vaughn

    Principal, Health Industries Advisory Services, PwC

    Vaughn Kauffman helps companies develop strategies and business models to enter or expand their offerings in the health care industry, focusing on information technology and business operations. His recent work looks at building new markets in the burgeoning health economy.

  14. Larry Keeley, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and President and Co-Founder, Doblin Inc.
    Keeley, Larry

    President and Co-Founder, Doblin Inc.

    Larry Keeley is a strategist who has worked for 30 years to develop more effective innovation methods. He is president and co-founder of Doblin Inc., an innovation strategy firm known for pioneering comprehensive systems that materially improve innovation success rates.

  15. Klobuchar, Amy

    U.S. Senator, State of Minnesota

    Sen. Amy Klobuchar is the first woman elected to represent Minnesota in the U.S. Senate. Throughout her public service — both as chief prosecutor in the state's largest county and now as a U.S. senator — Klobuchar has always embraced the values she learned growing up in Minnesota.

  16. Kvedar, Joseph C., M.D.

    Director, Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare

    Joseph C. Kvedar, M.D., is creating a new model of health care delivery, developing innovative strategies and leveraging information technology to move care from the hospital or doctor's office into the day-to-day lives of patients.

  17. McClellan, Mark, M.D., Ph.D.

    Director, Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative, The Brookings Institution

    Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., focuses on promoting quality and value in patient-centered health care. A physician and economist by training, Dr. McClellan has a highly distinguished record in public service and in academic research.

  18. Rhodin, Mike

    Senior Vice President, IBM Watson Group

    Mike Rhodin is senior vice president of the IBM Watson Group, which is charged with accelerating a new class of "cognitive" software, services and apps that will fuel a diverse cloud-based ecosystem of enterprises, academic institutions and entrepreneurs. Watson is one of IBM's most significant innovations in the company's 103-year history.

  19. Rosenthal, Elisabeth L., M.D.

    Senior Writer, The New York Times

    Elisabeth L. Rosenthal is a New York Times senior writer who trained as a medical doctor. She has been working on a yearlong series on health care costs and pricing.

  20. Shah, Nilay D., Ph.D.

    Consultant, Division of Health Care Policy & Research, Mayo Clinic

    Nilay D. Shah, Ph.D., has an ongoing research agenda for understanding and improving delivery of care for patients with chronic diseases and for developing and testing tools for patient-centered translation of evidence into clinical practice.

  21. Singh, Prabhjot, M.D., Ph.D.

    Director of Systems Design, Earth Institute, and Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

    Prabhjot Singh, M.D., Ph.D., is the director of Systems Design at the Earth Institute, an assistant professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University, and a practicing physician in East Harlem, New York. His work focuses on health care leadership in local community development.

  22. Smith, Mark D., M.D., MBA

    Former President and CEO, California HealthCare Foundation

    Mark D. Smith, M.D., MBA, is former president and chief executive officer of the California HealthCare Foundation, an independent philanthropy dedicated to improving the health of the people of California, with special concern for the underserved.

  23. Sood, Amit, M.D.

    Consultant, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic

    Amit Sood, M.D., is the director of research in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He also chairs the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative at Mayo Clinic and is a professor of medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

  24. Staniforth, Nate

    Magician

    Nate Staniforth, host of the Discovery Channel's "Breaking Magic" series and member of the prestigious Band of Magicians, is an expert on performance theory and the cultural roots of astonishment.

  25. Tanner, Lonni

    Chief Change Officer, New York City Department of Design and Construction

    Lonni Tanner serves as the executive director of See ChangeNYC, an organization that re-imagines and redesigns the places and experiences where at-risk citizens come for city services.

  26. Taylor, Lauren A.

    Author, "The American Health Care Paradox"

    Lauren A. Taylor is the co-author of "The American Health Care Paradox," released in November of 2013, and a presidential scholar at Harvard Divinity School, where she studies health policy and ethics.

  27. Wallace, Paul J., M.D.

    Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Clinical Translation, Optum Labs

    Paul J. Wallace, M.D., is chief medical officer and senior vice president at Optum Labs, which works to develop and sustain a community of research and learning partners to collaborate on some of the most critical problems in health care today.