Peter NeupertCorporate Vice President, Health Solutions Group, Microsoft Corp.
As corporate vice president for the Health Solutions Group at Microsoft Corp., Peter Neupert is responsible for developing and driving the company's solutions strategy for healthcare challenges around the globe. Working with chief research and strategy officer Craig Mundie, Peter identifies gaps across the market, where Microsoft can provide disruptive technology innovations that enable sustainable transformation.
In his position leading the Health Solutions Group, Peter is using software to address business and clinical productivity issues across enterprise organizations and research organizations, with the Amalga family of products, as well as the personal health concerns of the individual consumer, through HealthVault.
Before rejoining Microsoft, Peter served as president and chief executive officer of Drugstore.com Inc. from July 1998 to April 2001, and then as chairman of the board of directors from July 1999 to September 2004. Peter led Drugstore.com to become a top online retail store and information site for health, wellness, beauty, and pharmacy products. In 2000, Peter received an Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" award for his work at Drugstore.com.
Peter served in various capacities at Microsoft from 1987 to 1998. He started at Microsoft as the director of operating systems responsible for shipping OS/2, and later was responsible for MSNBC as vice president of News and Publishing for the Interactive Media group.
Peter served on President Bush's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) from 2003 to 2005. On that committee, he co-chaired the Health Information Technology subcommittee and helped drive the report "Revolutionizing Health Care Through Information Technology," published in June 2004 by PITAC. He is an active member of the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine and sits on the Pacific Health Summit Advisory Board, as well as the boards of infiLearn.com and Cranium Inc.
Peter holds a master's degree in Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a bachelor's degree from Colorado College.