Matthew Allen

Matt Allen advises life sciences clients on how to evolve their strategy to address the rapidly changing healthcare marketplace, including understanding the implications of policy and commercial developments on their businesses.

 Matt has over 20 years of experience in healthcare spanning a variety of terrains, including life sciences, providers, health plans, and healthcare financial services. 


Most recently, Matt advised health system and physician practices on revenue growth and patient-acquisition strategies as part of Optum's legacy Advisory Board Company data and analytics practices. Prior to Optum-Advisory Board, Matt led business development at a public data startup, Poplicus, Inc. Matt was also a vice president at Marwood Group, a healthcare policy firm that advises financial services companies on government health policy and reimbursement. Matt began his career in Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical division in field sales, managed-care marketing, and brand market analysis and forecasting.


Matt has an MBA from New York University and a BS from Pennsylvania State University in finance and international business.