Bernard J. Tyson is the chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals -- known as Kaiser Permanente, one of America's leading integrated health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. His career at Kaiser Permanente has spanned more than 34 years, and he has successfully managed all major aspects of the organization during this time, serving in roles from hospital administrator and division president to chief operating officer. Under Tyson's leadership, Kaiser Permanente continues to lead and set the expectation for delivering affordable, accessible, high-quality health care and improving the health of its members and its communities at-large. TIME has listed Tyson on its list of the most influential people in the world and also named him one of the Health Care 50. Modern Healthcare has named him one of the most influential people in health care for 5 consecutive years.