Chief Executive Officer, 4sight Health, Chicago, IL


David W. Johnson is a healthcare thought leader, author, speaker, strategic advisor to organizations busting the status-quo to reform our healthcare system. As the CEO of 4sightHealth (a thought leadership and advisory company at the intersection of strategy, economics and innovation), he applies his 25+ years of investment banking in healthcare to push industry change through incumbent and upstart organizations. Johnson identifies ways the industry must change so Americans receive better care and health. Johnson’s English degree, African Peace Corp service, and master’s degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Public Policy provide a unique perspective on the economics and purpose of this industry.

Johnson’s independent voice calls out what’s broken in the U.S. health system and how that’s damaging our health and economy. More importantly, he lays out a path to the healthcare system Americans deserve, one that’s focused on customers, people who want the right care at the right time and the right place at the right price. A system that delivers better outcomes.

Johnson published the critically acclaimed Market vs. Medicine: America’s Epic Fight for Better, Affordable Healthcare in 2016. McGraw-Hill released his latest book The Customer Revolution in Healthcare: Delivering Smarter, Kinder, Affordable Care for All in September 2019.