Dr. Errol L. Pierre is a business executive, healthcare strategist, public speaker, professor, and author. He currently serves as a senior executive of Healthfirst, the largest nonprofit health plan in New York. He is also the former Chief Operating Officer of Empire BlueCross BlueShield, the largest for-profit health plan in New York.
Errol graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He later obtained a master’s degree in Health Policy and Financial Management from New York University. He completed his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, focusing on Health Economics. He is a professor at Baruch College, Columbia University, and New York University, teaching Health Economics and Health Transformation and serves on several boards, including the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health and MediNova.