Simon Lin, MD, MBA, is a national expert on data-driven healthcare innovations. He is the Chief Research Information Officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and professor of pediatrics and biomedical informatics at the Ohio State University. Dr. Lin leads a multidisciplinary team of 75 analysts, software engineers, data architects, user experience designers, and IT professionals to design and implement novel approaches to utilize electronic health records (EHR) and health information technology (HIT) to improve safety, quality, outcome and effectiveness. He authored over 100 publications and edited five books published by Springer. He has trained more than 40 students and postdocs in his tenure at Duke University, Northwestern University, Marshfield Clinic, and the Ohio State University.