Robert Friesen has over 35 years of experience in diverse consulting, corporate leadership and governance positions. While focused primarily on healthcare and its extended market, he has also worked across a diverse range of industries – AI, retail, food production, consumer products, transportation, architecture, wireless, private equity and venture capital.
As Vice President, Product at Gray Matter Analytics, Mr. Friesen leads the product team to refine its value-based reimbursement solution and identify additional uses for the analytics platform.
Mr. Friesen has led start-up software and telemedicine companies after building a base of business knowledge through strategy, M&A and public financing consulting at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), EY and KPMG.
Since 2005, he has served as CEO of PerformInsight, a strategy and operations consulting firm that has worked health industry clients as well as companies in other industries. He has been part of the advisory boards of for-profits such as healthio, Inc. (acquired by a global services company), CHC Wellbeing and Tempesta Artisan Salumi/ Tempesta Market.
Mr. Friesen has a bachelor’s degree from Beloit College, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Economics. He also received two post-graduate degrees: a Master of Arts in Psychology from Duquesne University and a Master of Health Administration from Duke University.