Dr. Kedar Mate, MD, is the president and chief executive officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), president of the Lucian Leape Institute, and a member of the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College. Mate’s scholarly work has focused on health system design, health-care quality, strategies for achieving large-scale change, and approaches to improving value. Previously, Mate worked at Partners In Health, the World Health Organization, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and served as IHI’s Chief Innovation and Education Officer. Mate has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and white papers and has received multiple honors, including serving as a Soros fellow, Fulbright specialist, Zetema panelist, and an Aspen Institute Health Innovators fellow. He graduated from Brown University with a degree in American History and from Harvard Medical School with a medical degree.