Todd Park serves as a technology advisor to the Obama administration, following two-and-half years as the U.S. Government's Federal Chief Technology Officer. In that role, Mr. Park led a number of initiatives, working across federal agencies, and with the private sector, to inject innovative ideas and technology into federal agencies. He helped introduce a series of Datapalooza's focused on bringing together private sector entrepreneurs to use federal data in innovative ways. He also started the Presidential Innovation Fellows program, which brought top innovators from outside of government to work in government on limited assignments on game-changing projects.
Prior to being recruited as CTO by the White House, reporting to the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Mr. Park served as the Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from August 2009 to March 2012.
Mr. Park previously co-founded athenahealth Inc., in 1997 and served as Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice President of athenahealth, Inc., since February 2004. He also served as a Leading Management Consultant at Booz-Allen & Hamilton in New York, specializing in healthcare strategy, operations, and systems work at Booz-Allen. He also served as a major thought leader on the evolving dynamics of the healthcare sector.
Mr. Park received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Harvard University.