Margaret Laws is committed to bringing together government, non-profit, and private-sector stakeholders interested in advancing the role technology can play in supporting and improving health and well-being, with a focus on improving care and outcomes for underserved populations. She brings a deep understanding of the healthcare sector and the cutting-edge innovations reshaping the field. As president and CEO of HopeLab, Margaret leads a multidisciplinary team combining behavioral science, user-centered design, and partnerships with innovative companies to create technologies and products that help people thrive. Before joining HopeLab, Margaret spent 17 years at the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) in a number of roles, including director of public financing and policy and director of the Innovations for the Underserved program. During her tenure at CHCF, Margaret founded the CHCF Health Innovation Fund, a mission-focused fund investing in companies that improve access to and lower costs of health care. The Fund, launched in 2010, has now made investments in eleven early-stage healthcare technology and services companies. Margaret is currently a lecturer at Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She holds an BA from Princeton University and an MA from Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government.