Aneesh Chopra is the former United States Chief Technology Officer. As an assistant to the President, he designed the National Wireless Initiative, helped launch Startup America, and executed an “open innovation” strategy across the government built on private sector collaboration–opening up data, convening on standards, and staffing “lean government startups.” Chopra previously served as Virginia’s Secretary of Technology and has returned as a senior advisor with The Advisory Board Company, a global research, consulting, and technology firm helping hospital executives to better serve patients, where he previously served as managing director. In 2011, Chopra was named to Modern Healthcare’s list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” (#39) and in 2008, to Government Technology magazine’s top 25 in their “Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers” issue. He earned his master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University and his bachelor’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University. Chopra is the author of the forthcoming book, “Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government” focused on how we can tap entrepreneurial problem solvers to address challenges in health, energy and education markets.
Aneesh Chopra is the president of CareJourney, an open data intelligence service launched by Hunch Analytics, a “hatchery” he co-founded to incubate ideas that improve the productivity of health and education markets.