Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente
A nationally recognized leader and a champion of health care transformation, improving access, and advocating for better health outcomes, Adams, since his time with Kaiser Permanente, has been driving the comprehensive work focused on growing the organization’s membership, improving affordability for members, and transforming and expanding access to care.
Adams has 30 years of leadership experience as a senior health care executive and has played an integral role in leading the transformation and improvement of patient care outcomes at Kaiser Permanente. In addition, Adams has been a key leader in driving Kaiser Permanente’s mission of providing high-quality care and coverage for its 12.4 million members.
Adams is a member of the board of directors for America’s Health Insurance Plans and is both a governor and steward within the Health and Healthcare Community at the World Economic Forum. Additionally, Adams is a member of the Business Roundtable, the National Association of Health Services Executives, and The Executive Leadership Council. He also serves on the board of directors for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. He is a past member of the American Nurses Foundation, California Chamber of Commerce board of directors, and the California Hospital Association’s board of trustees.