Dr. Toby Cosgrove, MD, served as the CEO and president of the Cleveland Clinic where he led the $8 billion organization to new heights of achievement and efficiency, seeing it ranked the #2 hospital in America (U.S. News). Throughout his medical career, Dr. Cosgrove has performed over 22,000 operations, earned an international reputation in valve repair, and holds 30 patents for medical innovations. He currently serves as Executive Advisor, working with Cleveland Clinic leadership on strategies for national and international growth. Dr. Cosgrove is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He graduated from Williams College and the University of Virginia School of Medicine and trained at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brook General Hospital in London. In 1967, he was a surgeon in the U.S. Air Force, earning a Bronze Star.