John Mattison, MD practiced clinical medicine in many specialties (internal medicine, critical care, trauma medicine, hyperbaric medicine, primary care, and preventive medicine) prior to becoming the Chief Health Information Officer and Assistant Medical Director at Kaiser Permanente’s largest region, SCAL. He consults, keynotes, and gives workshops globally on numerous topics in healthcare, IT, and health policy and mentors scores of digital health startups. He is an active innovator in genomics, AI, big data analytics, IOT, blockchain, bioinformatics, mobile healthcare, regulatory policy, telemedicine, privacy, ethics in precision medicine, and is involved in several global not-for-profit initiatives for health and internet access.
He is a board member of numerous not-for-profit boards dedicated to improving health, wellness, and resilience of diverse communities, especially for early childhood. He is on the faculty of Singularity University and lectures frequently at numerous universities globally.