Thomas Goetz of Wired introduces Day 2 of the Wired Health Conference: Living By Numbers.
VP & Publisher, WIRED
Executive Editor, WIRED
Chair, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Board of Directors
Thomas Goetz is executive editor of WIRED magazine and author of the book The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine. Since Goetz joined WIRED in 2001, the magazine has been nominated for 18 National Magazine awards and has won nine times, including the top award for General Excellence three times. His cover stories at WIRED have been selected for both the Best American Science Writing and the Best Technology Writing anthologies. Before joining WIRED, Goetz held posts at the Village Voice, then at the Wall Street Journal, and The Industry Standard.
John Lumpkin, MD, MPH, is the senior vice president and the director of the Health Care Group for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He is responsible for the overall planning, budgeting, staffing, management and evaluation of all program and administrative activities for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Care Group. Before joining the Foundation in April 2003, Lumpkin served as director of the Illinois Department of Public Health for 12 years. During his more than 17 years with the department, he served as acting director and prior to that as associate director.
Howard Mittman is Vice President and Publisher of WIRED.