Christopher Boone, PhD has a career-long history as a dynamic, innovative thought leader and a public voice on the power of real-world evidence, health informatics, and big data analytics and its ability to radically transform the global health care system into a learning health system. Chris currently serves as the Vice President, Global Head of Health Economics and Outcomes Research at Abbvie. He is also an adjunct assistant professor of health administration at the New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, an active board member of several influential organizations, and a co-founder of a few start-up companies. Prior to AbbVie, he served in two different roles at Pfizer: (1) the Vice President and Head of Global Medical Epidemiology and Big Data Analysis at Pfizer, and (2) the Vice President and Global Head of Real-World Data and Analytics. Chris has been recognized as a 2020 Global Top 100 Innovator in Data & Analytics, a 2019 Top 100 Innovator in Data & Analytics, a 2018 Emerging Pharma Leader by Pharmaceutical Executive, and a 2017 Top 40 Under 40 Leader in Minority Health by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF). Boone holds, or has held, appointments to some of the most influential national committees focused on health data and patient centricity, including the Board of Directors for Global Medical Response, the Board of Directors for the Stewards of Change Institute, the Executive Board of Directors for the Patient Advocate Foundation, the Executive Board of Directors for the National Patient Advocate Foundation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Federal Health IT Policy Committee, the HHS National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Working Group on HHS Data Access and Use, the inaugural advisory group for American Society of Clinical Oncologists’ (ASCO) CancerLinQ, the Board of Directors for SHARE for Cures, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) Initiative, and the Interoperability Committee for the National Quality Forum. Chris earned a B.S. from the University of Tulsa, a M.H.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington, a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Dallas, and two executive certificates from the Harvard Kennedy School. He is a Fellow of the American College of Health Executives and a Fellow of the Healthcare Information Management & Systems Society.