Founder & President | Tarbell.org
Wendell Potter is a New York Times-bestselling author, founder of the journalism nonprofit Tarbell.org, president of the Business Initiative for Health Policy and host of The Potter Report podcast. Wendell previously served as an executive for two of the country’s largest health insurers, Humana and Cigna. In 2008, he left his job at Cigna after a crisis of conscience. Since then he has been an outspoken critic of the U.S. health care system, been the subject of numerous articles in U.S. and foreign media, and authored Deadly Spin, An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans; and Nation on the Take, How Big Money Corrupts Democracy and What We Can Do About It.