Thomas is a noted authority in the design and communication of healthcare data and information.
Thomas is the former executive editor of WIRED, where he led the magazine to more than a dozen National Magazine Awards in the past decade. Thomas is the author of The Decision Tree and The Remedy, and holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from UC Berkeley. His 2010 TED talk on visualizing medical data has been viewed more than 400,000 times. Before founding Iodine, Thomas was also Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, where he spearheaded Flip The Clinic and Visualizing Health.