Park joined the Administration in 2009 as CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Prior to that, he co-founded Athenahealth and co-led its development into one of the most innovative health IT companies in the industry.He also co-founded Castlight, a web-based health care shopping service for consumers. Park has also served in a volunteer capacity as a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and as senior health care advisor to Ashoka, a leading global incubator of social entrepreneurs.
Alex Macgillivray, another Silicon Valley heavyweight and Twitter’s former chief lawyer and the Internet industry’s most prominent champion of free speech rights, will be Deputy U.S. CTO. Macgillivray was Twitter’s General Counsel, and prior to that was Deputy General Counsel for Products and IP at Google and a litigator with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
Date: September 7, 2014