Susannah Fox is the principal of Internet Geologist, LLC, a health and technology consultancy. Her research has been featured in publications ranging from Pediatrics and the Journal of the American Medical Association to the New York Times and Harvard Business Review. She is a former Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the Obama Administration, where she led an open data and innovation lab. In 2014-15, she was the entrepreneur-in-residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. For 14 years she directed the health portfolio at the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project where she helped create and define a new market at the intersection of health, social media, and patient engagement.
Fox currently serves on the board of directors of Cambia Health Solutions of Portland, OR, and Hive Networks of Cincinnati, OH. She is an advisor to Alladapt Immunotherapeutics, Archangels, Article 27, Atlas of Caregiving, Equip Health, and the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at Smithsonian Institution.
Fox is a graduate of Wesleyan University with a degree in anthropology.
She is the mother of two children, a caregiver for elders, and lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, Eric Halperin.