As Managing Partner at Metaplan, Tom Knox is responsible for leading all development aspects of insight creation and strategy developments for Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device organizations. Tom’s long history of cross-functional leadership positions allows him to guide clients in their effort of balancing the complex interplay of Payers, Health Care Professionals and Patients.  His in-depth knowledge of access and reimbursement will help organizations strengthen the organizational leadership role of Managed Care Functions beyond just being “account” and “contracting” experts. Utilizing Metaplan’s stakeholder orientation combined with his experience implementing several integration processes enables Tom to provide companies the ability to quickly re-gain maximum functionality.

Prior to joining Metaplan, Tom worked as Vice President, Managed Markets & Government Affairs for Allergan, Inc. During his 9+ years at Allergan, Tom was responsible for strategy and execution related to reimbursement and policy supporting business units in Ophthalmology, Neurology, Urology, Medical Dermatology, and Medical Aesthetics. Tom has experience in the development of strategy related to all aspects of Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial, Specialty Pharmacy and Policy.

Prior to Allergan, Tom helped to establish two new businesses, HealthNexis a company founded by Cardinal Health, McKesson and AmeriSourceBergen, and aaiPharma a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on pain management. For 15 years Tom worked at Novartis Nutrition in multiple roles related to Sales & Marketing, Account Management and Business Unit leadership.

Tom attended the University of Illinois-Chicago, Cardinal Stritch University and Executive Leadership courses at Harvard University