David Goldhill - 2013 Sepsis Hero
David Goldhill is president and CEO of GSN, which operates a US cable television network seen in more than 78 million homes and one of the world's largest digital games companies.
is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment
is the author of "Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed my Father - and How We Can Fix It" (Knopf, January 2013), an original investigation on healthcare in America, why it is failing, and how it can be transformed.
regularly speaks on health care topics, having recently appeared at events sponsored by Manhattan Institute, Harvard Medical School, Hofstra University, the Institute of Medicine, World Health Care Congress and the Association of Healthcare Journalists
published a notable cover story in the 2009 issue of The Atlantic magazine
, entitled "How American Health Care Killed My Father," and has written opinion pieces for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post
has appeared extensively on television and radio, including on NPR, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC
Prior to joining GSN, Goldhill was chairman and CEO of Independent Network Holdings, Ltd. (INTH), which founded and operated the TV3 television network in Russia through its sale to the Interros Group in December of 2006.
He also served as president and COO of Universal Television Group, a division of Universal Studios.
In this capacity, he oversaw all operations at the company's domestic and international cable television networks (including USA and SciFi), cable and network television studios, first-run syndication business and worldwide television distribution.
Goldhill was also the CFO of Act III Communications, a privately-owned holding company with interests in television stations, movie theaters, magazines, and film/television production.
He began his career as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Leapfrog Group, an employer-sponsored organization dedicated to hospital safety and transparency.
Goldhill graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. degree in history and holds an M.A. degree in history from New York University.