John Vu – 2013 Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leader


John Vu, MPH

Vice President of Strategy
Community Benefit, Research and Health Policy
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego State University

John Vu is responsible for providing leadership in the development and implementation of key strategies to help deliver on Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to improving the health of communities, especially pertaining to broader determinants of health. His focus is to ensure alignment and integration of major priorities and business plans across several functional areas, including care and coverage programs for low-income people, partnerships with safety net providers, community health initiatives, environmental stewardship, research, health policy, diversity and international programs. He was previously a director in Kaiser Permanente’s national Strategic Planning department and a management consultant focused on key business operational issues. He serves on the Advisory Council for the Association for Community Health Improvement, is a Fellow in America’s Health Insurance Plan’s Executive Leadership Program and is an executive sponsor for Kaiser Permanente’s business resource group, genKP, dedicated to addressing critical generational issues, especially for Generation Y.