We are proud to announce one of our speakers at Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES19) is Dr. Christopher Boone, Vice President, Head of Real World Data & Analytics Center of Excellence, Patient & Health Impact at Pfizer.
More About Christopher
There are several words to describe Dr. Christopher Boone: health futurist, patient advocate, executive, professor, social scientist, and self-proclaimed “data hippie.” Christopher is recognized as being a dynamic, innovative thought leader and a public voice on the power of health data and its ability to radically change the U.S. health care delivery system.
Christopher currently serves as the Vice President and Global Head of the Real World Data & Analytics Center of Excellence at Pfizer, an adjunct professor in the health informatics program at the University of Cincinnati, an active board member of several influential organizations, and a co-founder of a few start-up companies. Most recently, he was honored as a 2017 40 Under 40 Leader in Minority Health Award by the National Minority Quality Forum and Congressional Black Caucus.
He also served as the CEO & Executive Director for the Health Data Consortium, a public-private partnership under the Obama Administration focused on advancing open health data and promoting innovation using health data in the U.S. and globally. Moreover, he launched the Real World Informatics and Digital Strategies advisory services practice at Avalere Health and ushered the American Heart Association into the digital age of research as the national lead for health informatics.
Chrisopher holds, or has held, appointments to some of the most influential national committees focused on health data and patient centricity, including the Board of Directors for the Stewards of Change Institute, the Executive Board of Directors for the Patient Advocate Foundation, the Executive Board of Directors for the National Patient Advocate Foundation, the Board of Directors for SHARE for Cures, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) Initiative, the Interoperability Committee for the National Quality Forum, the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Working Group on HHS Data Access and Use, the Health IT Policy Committee (federal advisory committee), and the advisory group for the American Society of Clinical Oncologists’ (ASCO) CancerLinQ initiative.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Dr. Boone earned a B.S. from the University of Tulsa, a M.S. from the University of Texas at Arlington, a PhD from the University of Texas at Dallas, and two executive certificates from the Harvard Kennedy School. In addition, he is a certified healthcare executive and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Moreover, Christopher has been a featured keynote speaker on digital innovation and real world data hosted by many prominent public and private organizations: President’s Cancer Panel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health Datapalooza, Columbia Business School, World Congress, BioData Congress, The Atlantic, HIMSS, eyeforpharma, MedCity, and many others.
Pfizer is an American pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City. It is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The company develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide range of medical disciplines, including immunology, oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, and neurology. Pfizer also collaborates with healthcare providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable healthcare around the world. For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on them.
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