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Mike Boswood
President and Chief Executive Officer
Board Member

Mike Boswood has served since 2008 as president and chief executive officer of Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters Healthcare (2008 and 2011-2012) and president and chief executive officer of the combined Healthcare & Science business of Thomson Reuters (2009-2010). He joined Thomson Reuters in 1997 and served until 2008 as president and chief executive officer of Thomson International Legal & Regulatory, where he led development and execution strategies designed to grow Thomson Reuters’ legal and regulatory businesses outside of North America, particularly through investment in online services, most notably local Westlaw services. Prior to joining Truven Health Analytics, Mr. Boswood held a number of senior positions at Reed Elsevier in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, and the United States. At Reed Elsevier, Mr. Boswood served as managing director of Elsevier Science Ltd., as joint managing director of Elsevier Science Publishers BV, and as president of Elsevier Science Inc. Mr. Boswood earned a bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy from the University of Kent at Canterbury. He is a past president of the UK Publishers Association, served on the board of the Copyright Clearance Center Inc. from 1988-1995, and was non-executive chairman of the Institute of Physics Publishing from 2004-2007.

 

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Jon Newpol
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Government

Jon Newpol leads strategy and operational execution of the Truven Health government business in U.S. federal and state agencies, as well as international government agencies. The Truven Health Government Services division offers policy and operational research, and consulting, analytic decision support, program integrity, and other valued healthcare solutions that facilitate advancing and better managing healthcare. Since joining Truven Health Analytics in 1995, Mr. Newpol has held several leadership positions in general management and business development, assuming his current role in 2011. He has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare information services management and employee benefits in government and commercial markets. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Newpol was a health and welfare benefits consultant with Aon Hewitt and Mercer. Before that, he held various positions with Prudential, most notably as founder and executive director of its northeastern Ohio health plan. He earned his bachelor's degree in corporate risk management and insurance from the University of Georgia, an MBA from the College of William and Mary, and an MPH in health policy and management from Emory University. He holds the CEBS, CLU, and ChFC designations.

 

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Michael Taylor
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Provider Solutions

Michael Taylor joined Truven Health Analytics in 2016 to lead our provider business, which offers healthcare analytics, data, benchmarking, management consulting, and LEAN advisory services to measure and improve clinical and business management in hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers and other types of value-based care enterprises including ACOs and CINs. Mr. Taylor is an accomplished senior healthcare executive with track record of providing leadership to multiple strategic growth and operational restructuring initiatives across the hospital, physician, payer, employer, and life sciences industries. He also serves as an executive committee member on the Board of Directors at the Population Health Alliance, a Washington-DC based global trade association. Prior to joining Truven Health, Mr. Taylor was Managing Director of Huron Consulting’s Strategy Consulting practice, and was Managing Director of Accenture’s Population Health Management Consulting practice which focused on U.S. and global healthcare organizations (provider, payer, life sciences, government) seeking transformational change to risk-based financing of healthcare products and services. Earlier, he held leadership positions at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and at private equity-funded firms Focused Health, Lumenos and Lifemasters. He holds an undergraduate degree from Flagler College and an MA from the University of Maryland College Park.

 

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Anita Mahon
Chief Strategy Officer

As Chief Strategy Officer, Ms. Anita Mahon leads the definition and implementation of the Truven Health Analytics corporate growth strategy. In this role, she is responsible for integrating market, business, and technology trends to establish company priorities; corporate development, including acquisitions; brand strategy; and corporate marketing initiatives. Prior to joining the company in 2006, she spent over 15 years in market strategy, product management, and software development at an advanced telecommunications research & development, software, and consulting business that is now part of Ericsson. Ms. Mahon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computer science from Manhattan College, a Master of Science degree in computer science from Columbia University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School.

 

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Andra Heller
General Counsel

Andra Heller joined Solucient LLC in 2000 as general counsel. Solucient LLC was ultimately acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2006. She previously served as a partner with the corporate practice group of Freeborn & Peters, a commercial law firm in Chicago. Ms. Heller received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Iowa State University and a J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law. She also served as a law clerk to the judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa.

 

Rich Holada
Chief Data and Technology Officer

Richard Holada is responsible for alignment between solution development and the company’s leading core analytic and massive data capabilities. He leads continuous improvement of user experience and planning for new kinds of analytic tools to meet the far-reaching changes that are affecting healthcare. Mr. Holada joined Truven Health in 2015 after more than 20 years of success transforming technology and business operations through process innovation, project management, and full lifecycle development/rollout of world-class software products that generate multimillion-dollar revenue. He oversaw predictive analytics and business intelligence offerings at IBM, leveraging IBM Watson Cognitive Computing technology to build solutions for the legal profession; earlier he served as vice president, predictive analytics at IBM. Mr. Holada joined IBM with the acquisition of SPSS where he served as senior vice president of technology and chief technology officer; earlier he held senior technology and customer relationship positions with SPSS, Oracle, and PeopleSoft. Rich earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, and his Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School.