Ron Z. Goetzel, Ph.D. is the Director of the Emory University Institute of Health and Productivity Studies and Vice President of Consulting and Applied Research at Thomson Reuters. Dr. Goetzel is a nationally recognized expert on evaluations of health promotion programs. He has an extensive background in health and productivity management, data analysis, and applied research.

Catherine Baase, M.D., FAAFP, FACOEM, is the Global Director of Health Services for The Dow Chemical Company, with direct responsibility for leadership and management of all Occupational Health, Epidemiology, and Health Promotion programs and staff around the world.  In addition to these roles, Dr. Baase drives the Dow Health Strategy for employees, retirees, and their families.  She is also involved with health policy and issues management.   Previously, Dr. Baase served as director of Health Care Strategic Planning with direct responsibility for Dow's U.S. health benefit plans.