Discussion Leader -
Sharing insights, inspiring change -
Board Director of GE Healthcare, Doximity, CommonSpirit Health; former General Manager, Amazon Web Services
Ms. Yang is an experienced senior executive in four publicly traded companies, appointee in two Presidential Administrations, and public and private company board director. She has extensive experience in digital transformation, global expansion, technology, healthcare, consumer media, and M&A at some of the world’s most valued and admired companies.
She currently serves on the boards of GE Healthcare (NASDAQ: GEHC), Doximity (NYSE: DOCS), and CommonSpirit Health. She advises institutional investors and privately held companies in the technology and healthcare. Until September 2022, she was General Manager of Amazon Web Services, Healthcare, where she led the world’s most broadly adopted cloud platform to achieve 60-70% YoY growth for one of the highest margin healthcare businesses at the Fortune 2 company.
Previously, she served at Ascension as Chief Strategy Officer for Population Health and Managing Director for Ascension Holdings International, where she helped build two successful businesses in value-based care and global supply chain, respectively. She also was an executive at The Advisory Board Company, Discovery, and AOL Time Warner. Her government work includes service as Senior Advisor to the FCC Chairman on Broadband, appointee to White House Task Forces on Health IT and on Broadband, and U.S. Special Coordinator for China Rule of Law at the U.S. State Department.
Her recent awards include Modern Healthcare Top 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and Fierce Healthcare Top 10 Women of Influence. A Council on Foreign Relations member and Rotary Scholar, she graduated from University of Virginia (B.A., Phi Beta Kappa) and Stanford Law School (J.D., President (Editor-in-Chief) of Stanford Law Review).