Vincent J. Lopez is the visionary Founder and CEO of Parker Health, Inc, a progressive biotechnology organization at the forefront of healthcare innovation for the next century. He spearheads strategic initiatives, product development, and governmental affairs, collaborating closely with key figures in the U.S. Congress and various government agencies, including HHS, NIH, CDC, and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology(ONC); Mr. Lopez focuses on establishing industry standards, optimizing spending, reducing legacy technology costs, improving inefficiencies, elevating patient care and outcomes, and implementing Parker Health’s cutting-edge healthcare technology.

Beyond his role at Parker Health, he’s commitment to advancing public health research is paramount. He holds a prominent appointment to the Dean’s Council at the New York University, School of Global Public Health, and is the founder and Chair of the Lopez Clinical Innovation Studio(LCIS) @ NYU, School of Global Public Health. He serves as an External Advisory Council, Center for Decision Support Systems & Informatics, University of Central Florida, and the Vice Chair, IEEE Data Quality Standards for Medical Records Workgroup. Additionally, he holds memberships in esteemed organizations such as the Royal Society of Medicine, and the Sequoia Project. Mr. Lopez’s research interest includes health disparities in minority communities, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) outcomes, regulatory frameworks & standards for Electronic Health Records (EHRs) & clinical decision support (CDS) solutions, and the research and development of artificial intelligence & machine learning algorithms for EHRs and CDS.

Mr. Lopez was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2023. He is a mentor who advises aspiring and current entrepreneurs at the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center, as well as for a health equity accelerator program sponsored by the Johnson & Johnson Venture Impact Fund. He contributes his expertise to various boards, including the Family Childcare Alliance of Maryland.

In 2015, Mr. Lopez was nominated by Governor Tom Wolf to the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors. He was student body president at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in English and political science. He also completed a fellowship furthering STEM education in minority communities with Organizing for Action, a nonprofit founded to support the agenda of President Barack Obama, and he has worked on programs for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Defense.

A native of Sacramento, CA, Mr. Lopez was raised in Arlington, VA and resides in Washington, DC where he created the Lopez Foundation, a nonprofit working to advance education and health access in disadvantaged communities. When not shaping the future of healthcare, he indulges his passion for playing golf, fishing, and enjoys spectating basketball, Formula 1, and horse racing.