ConsejoSano Abner Mason is the founder and chief executive of ConsejoSano, a multicultural patient engagement company in North Hollywood. He leads a team of diverse professionals who strive to improve outcomes and lower costs on behalf of health plans. He’s also the founder and chair of HealthTech 4 Medicaid, a nonprofit composed of innovative leaders working to radically change the pace of innovation to improve care quality and access. He serves on the boards of the California Black Health Network, and Manifest MedEx, California’s largest health information exchange. He is a member of the American Medical Association’s External Equity and Innovation Advisory Group. ALMA MATER: Harvard University BEST ADVICE: Surround yourself with people who are smarter than you. FAVORITE BOOK: “Of Clouds and Clocks” by Karl R. Popper. BUCKET LIST: A vacation that involves a very long flight and preferably no cell service.