Founder and CEO - Health Innovation Strategies

Naomi Fried, PhD, an innovation and digital health thought-leader, is the founder and CEO of the boutique advisory firm, Health Innovation Strategies. Health Innovation Strategies supports large healthcare organizations with innovation program design and optimization, digital health strategy, and innovation activities. Naomi was the first VP of Innovation and External Partnerships at Biogen. Previously, she was the first Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children's Hospital, where she built and led a team to promote digital health and clinical process innovation. Prior to that, she was VP of Innovation and Advanced Technology at Kaiser Permanente where she led an effort to identify and assess new and emerging health care technology. Naomi has served on the board of Directors of the American Telemedicine Association and was a member of the Governor of Massachusetts’ Innovation Council. Naomi received her Ph.D. in Materials Science from MIT and her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.