Claudia Williams, Manifest MedEx

head shot photo of Claudia Williams
Claudia Williams, Manifest MedEx

Claudia Williams is CEO of Manifest MedEx, a California nonprofit health data network.

Claudia brings over 20 years’ experience catalyzing and scaling improvements in healthcare to her role as the chief executive officer of Manifest MedEx. Previously the senior advisor for health technology and innovation at the White House, Claudia helped lead President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative. She has collaborated with private and public partners that are leveraging health information technology, new payment models, and open data to remake the digital landscape in healthcare. 

Before joining the White House, Claudia was director of health information exchange at HHS, and was director of health policy and public affairs at the Markle Foundation. She holds a master’s in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health and a bachelor’s from Duke University. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana.

She was previously Senior Advisor, Health Innovation and Technology at the White House where she led data sharing, care transformation, and precision medicine efforts.