Matthew J. Simas


Matthew J. Simas was elected to the board in 2018.  He currently serves as an investor, consultant, advisor and board member, principally in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors.  He has 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry with extensive expertise in health technology and in the pharmacy benefits management (PBM) industry. Simas was founder, chairman and chief executive officer of MedInitiatives, Inc., a provider of business intelligence technology and data analytics serving the pharmacy benefit manager, payer and pharma markets, which was acquired by IMS Health (now IQVIA - NYSE: IQV) in 2007.  He also held previous roles as a general manager of IMS Health, a director of MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc., and the executive chairman of BusinessOne Technologies, Inc. Simas also served as the chairman and interim chief executive officer of Alliance Health (now UpWell), a private healthcare company providing services to members with chronic health conditions.  Simas currently serves as a director of Truveris, Inc., a private healthcare services company providing transparency to the prescription drug ecosystem through data-driven innovations.

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