Matthew Holt is a health care forecaster and strategist, and author of the Health Care Blog.

Holt has more than 14 years experience in the health care industry. He has worked with many leading health care companies. Before launching his own consulting practice, Holt served as the Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at i-Beacon, a data analysis and Internet tools provider. Prior to joining i-Beacon, Holt served with Harris Interactive, the leading health care survey research company. From 1993 to 1998, he led the health care practice at the Institute for the Future in Menlo Park, a leading forecasting think tank, where he ran the health care information technology practice.

As a consultant, Holt has conducted custom research and developed research-based strategic solutions for clients in the health care industry including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Schering Plough, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, the California Healthcare Foundation, EDS, SAIC Healthcare, among others.