In August 2015, Leon Edelsack became the President of TPG Healthcare Consulting (TPG-HC) and also serves as the president of TPG-HC’s sister company, TPG Data Services (TPG-DS), a position he has held since 2009.
With over 30 years of extensive business experience, including six years managing TPG-DS, Leon brings a well-rounded background to the company. As the president of TPG-DS, he led account management efforts and successfully maintained the client base. He also was instrumental in the development of new data analytic products/services geared to effectively meet the needs of today’s health plans.
Leon’s previous professional experience includes in-depth expertise in information technology (IT), sales and marketing at Fortune 500 companies and new start-ups. During his career, Leon has held management positions in sales, account management, market/product development, strategic planning/business development, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital investing. His IT experience encompasses a number of industries, including manufacturing, government, professional services, broadcasting, insurance and healthcare.
Prior to joining TPG Data Services, Leon was the President and Founder of a state-of-the-art multimedia gaming company. He also spent 20 years with Westinghouse, growing his division into a global communications solutions provider with over $100 million in annual revenue. Additional experience includes overseeing the operations of three data centers for a company providing business process outsourcing services to Fortune 500 clients.
Board and Advisor Appointments
- Advisor to the Management Game Board, Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University
- Board Member, Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition
Education and Training
- BS, Political Science and Psychology, Reed College, Portland, OR
- MBA, Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
- Continuing Education Online Courses, Healthcare Infomatics
- Professional Culinary Certificate from L’Academie de Cuisine, Washington, DC
Leon has been published in several periodicals, including Managed Healthcare Executive.