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Cristian Liu

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Cristian Liu is currently a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group. Previously he was an Associate with Booz & Company’s healthcare practice based out of San Francisco.  His focus is on healthcare innovation, particularly in topics that deal with revolutionizing care delivery, emerging health IT, and payment reform (e.g., ACO and PCMH). Previously, Cristian served with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as part of the Chief Technology Officer’s team within the Office of the Secretary.  There, he helped lead the Community Health Data Initiative and the Health Data Consortium’s “HealthDataPalooza” forum as the manager of HealthData.gov. Cristian has spoken on applications of public health data toward healthcare innovation at various industry conferences and events.

In his engineering life, Cristian developed customer-facing Java-based web applications for enterprise clients. He has also researched swarm robotics theory and the application of photonics in medical imaging.

Cristian’s background originates from a practical strategist viewpoint with experience in international business and healthcare across a variety of functions including corporate strategy, venture capital, entrepreneurship, nonprofit, and public policy. He has successfully led multiple high-level and high-impact projects across North America, South America, Africa, and Asia.  Cristian received his MBA and Graduate Certificate in Technology Commercialization from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and his Bachelors of Science in Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering.  He has also completed an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University’s Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.