CEO and Founder
Dr. Craig Samitt is the CEO and Founder of ITO Advisors, an advisory and investment firm committed to value transformation of the healthcare industry. In this capacity, Dr. Samitt holds board and advisory roles with Navvis/SurroundCare, Vori Health, SEMCAP Investors, NCQA , the NIH Clinical Center, and Hennepin Healthcare Foundation, and serves as a strategic advisor to Federal agencies, public and non-profit health plans, and numerous digital health and care delivery organizations. Previously Dr. Samitt served as EVP, Chief Clinical Officer, and President of Anthem's Diversified Business Group, and most recently as President & CEO of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. He has led sequential health systems transformations, having served as President & CEO of HealthCare Partners and President & CEO of Dean Health System. From 2012-2018, Dr. Samitt served as a Commissioner on MedPAC, an influential, independent Congressional Agency established to advise Congress on Medicare policy. Dr. Samitt received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University, his Doctorate in Medicine from Columbia University, and his MBA from The Wharton School.