Vice President, Health System Strategy


David Willis

Experience & Background 

Dave leads a team of experts who work directly with health care leaders to apply Advisory Board's insights, tools, and capabilities to their organizations. During his tenure at Advisory Board he has provided guidance and strategic insight to hundreds of health care organizations across the globe. Drawing on 25+ years of experience as a general manager and management consultant, Dave is a frequently requested speaker on the topics of strategy, systemness, consumerism, population health, and leading organizational change. Dave's work has been cited in numerous publications, including Harvard Business Review.

Prior to his work at Advisory Board, Dave worked at Corporate Executive Board (now Gartner), Infohrm (now SAP SuccessFactors) and Root, Inc.

Education & Training

Dave received his BS from Carnegie Mellon and his MBA from the Yale School of Management.

What you need to know about Dave

Originally from the Boston area, Dave currently resides in Northern Virginia but remains a diehard Red Sox fan. He has, however, learned to pronounce the letter “r.”

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