Matthew Rees, founder of Geonomica, joins Navin to talk about simple things that can be done to change the current state of health in the United States and what actions we can all take to better our health.
Matthew Rees is the founder of Geonomica, an editorial consulting firm that works with clients on speeches, books, articles, white papers, and other written materials.
He has co-written, with Dr. Lloyd Minor, Discovering Precision Health: Predict, Prevent, and Cure to Advance Health and Well-Being. He is also the co-author, with former IBM CEO Samuel J. Palmisano, of Re-Think: A Path to the Future, a book about the globally integrated enterprise and the emergence of the global economy. The firm has worked across several industries, including health care, finance, higher education, management consulting, accounting, and technology.
Mr. Rees is a Senior Fellow at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business and co-authors a column with the school’s Dean. He is also the founder of Food and Health Facts, an email newsletter. From 2009-17, he was the editor of FT Newsmine, a weekly email brief of financial market facts and figures he founded and produced in partnership with The Financial Times.
Mr. Rees’ work builds on his experience in government, where he served as a speechwriter for President Bush; the National Security Adviser, Condoleezza Rice; and the U.S. Trade, Robert Zoellick. He also served as a speechwriter and senior adviser for the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, William Donaldson.
During a ten-year career in journalism, Mr. Rees wrote for some of America’s most respected publications. He was employed in Washington for The Weekly Standard, The Economist, and The New Republic, and in New York and Brussels for The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rees’ writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The International Economy, Reader’s Digest, and Finance & Development (a publication of the International Monetary Fund). He is a frequent contributor of book reviews to The Wall Street Journal.
A native of Lafayette, California, Mr. Rees is a graduate of Wesleyan University and has pursued graduate work at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. He participates in U.S. Masters swim meets in the Washington area and writes occasional articles for SwimSwam, an online swimming publication.
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