Dr. Len Finocchio has 25 years of health policy experience in government, academia, advocacy and philanthropy. He is a Principal Consultant at the Blue Sky Consulting Group. He was appointed by Governor Brown as Associate Director to the California Department of Health Care Services where he worked to implement the Affordable Care Act. He has held senior positions at Mathematica Policy Research, Children Now and the UCSF Healthforce Center. His expertise includes Medicaid, health care reform and the safety net. He has taught at SFSU, UC Berkeley Extension, City College of San Francisco, and the UCSF Clinic Leadership Institute. He has published in Health Affairs, Academic Medicine, Public Health Reports, the Journal of General Internal Medicine and the American Journal of Public Health. He received his Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan. In his free time, he’s cycling, backpacking or cooking with his son.