Daniel Edmonds-Waters

Daniel Edmonds-WatersProfessional Summary

Partner and Vice President
SMI:  Strategy Management Institute

Daniel Edmonds-Waters is Partner and Vice President at Strategy Management Institute.  He is a seasoned consultant recognized for his expertise developing strategy, driving growth and executing transformational change. He leverages his knowledge from the healthcare arena where he spent almost 20 years as an executive at healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente. He held VP-level leadership positions in sales operations and multiple national shared services operations, as well as Chief of Staff to the President and CEO. Cross cutting these responsibilities, Dan also managed programs to drive the agenda on diversity, equity and inclusion across Kaiser.

Recently, Dan has focused on advising executives of San Francisco Bay area start-ups in the go-to-market space, as well as helping mission-based and academic institutions to develop and implement health-tech innovation and diversity strategy.

In this role, he focuses on advising executives in the healthcare go-to-market space, as well as helping mission-based and academic institutions on health-tech innovation and diversity strategy. As an experienced coach who is passionate about positive change, he works directly with C-suite executives and their teams to shift perspective, open doors and deliver growth.

Mr. Edmonds-Waters holds a Master's degree in Health Services Administration from the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan, where he also received his Bachelor's degree with an honors college concentration in the sociology of medicine, health care, and population studies.