by Jasmine Phiri
May 20, 2021
Global Leader, Health and Life Sciences,
A citrus farmer by upbringing, economist by training, and high-tech entrepreneur by background, Sam Glick is a partner at Oliver Wyman, where he leads the firm’s Health & Life Sciences business globally.
Sam’s clients include leading providers, health plans, biotech manufacturers, employers, enablement companies, retailers, and venture capital firms. He works collaboratively with their senior executive teams to create the infrastructure required to serve consumers successfully. Through support for activities ranging from organizational design to strategy development to operating model build and new product launch, Sam helps his clients create innovative solutions that provide delightful, affordable, high-quality care, coverage, and financing to consumers.
Sam has been invited to speak at a number of events for healthcare senior executives and board members, including those sponsored by the American Hospital Association, The Conference Board, Consortium Health Plans, Health Evolution Summit, Integrated Healthcare Association, The Leadership Institute, and UnitedHealth Group. He has been published and quoted in publications such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Harvard Business Review, CNN, and Bloomberg News, and has appeared on national television programs including NBC Nightly News.
Previously, Sam was in the high-tech strategy practice at Accenture. Prior to that, he led strategy and corporate development activities at Mercer. He also spent six years as the founder and chief executive of Algebra Online, a web-based educational services business.
Sam received his BA with honors in economics from Pomona College, and was a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar and North American Postgraduate Scholar in the MSc program in economics at the University of Warwick. He chairs the Pomona College Board of Trustees, and serves as a member of the UCSF Rosenman Institute Advisory Board and the Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Honorary Board. Sam lives in San Francisco with his wife, Emily.