Speaker's Biography:

David Schmidt
CEO, SCAN Health Plan

David Schmidt is CEO of SCAN Health Plan, which he joined in 2002. He brings more than 30 years of executive management experience to the position, including executive posts with Care America/Blue Shield Health Plan, FHP Healthcare and Medicheck. Since joining SCAN in 2002, Schmidt has restructured management, implemented a state-of-the-art information technology system and significantly increased membership. He has also taken an active role in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento to bring new initiatives and programs to SCAN members. Schmidt sits on the board of the California Association of Health Plans. He holds a bachelor′s degree in economics and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.