Title and Organization:
Drew Ladner, MA, MBA, is founding chairman and CEO of Pascal Metrics, whose patient safety and quality solutions benefit hundreds of leading healthcare organizations worldwide. A longtime pioneer in the industry, Pascal is the leader in enabling health systems to identify and reduce patient harm using clinically validated adverse event outcomes using health IT data, of which Pascal holds the largest data set worldwide and which are optimal for training advanced analytics models. Prior to founding Pascal Metrics, Drew was general manager at JBoss, the leading open source middleware leader (acquired by Red Hat). Until 2004, he was chief information officer of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s $2.6 billion IT organization. He led three e-government interagency committees, testified to Congress on cyber security, and was a Federal 100 awardee. Drew has worked in early stage ventures such as Netscape, large corporations such as AOL Time Warner, strategy consulting in emerging markets, and micro-enterprise banking in East Africa. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a MA in theology from the University of Oxford, and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service in international economics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Drew is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.