Michael Higgins

Michael Higgins | Advisor

Mike Higgins is a Managing Principal at The Advisory Board Company (www.advisory.com), a Washington, DC-based health care and education best practices firm that uses a combination of research, technology, and consulting to improve the performance of health care and higher education organizations around the world. Since joining the Advisory Board in 1994, Mr. Higgins has held a variety of general management, business development, strategic planning and research leadership positions, spanning the firm’s technology, research and talent development lines of business. He has also served on the company’s elected Policy Committee of senior executives since 1999.

In his current role, Mr. Higgins is responsible for customizing and supervising the company’s full portfolio of capabilities to the strategic priorities of some of the largest and most progressive health systems in the United States. He also oversees the work of a dedicated team responsible for maximizing the value of each health system member’s unique portfolio of Advisory Board memberships and engagements. Previously, Mr. Higgins directed the market introduction and rapid expansion of the Advisory Board’s Crimson portfolio of physician and population health management technology platforms.

He also previously directed the firm’s relationship management divisions, responsible for managing service relationships and recurring revenue contracts for all U.S. hospitals and health systems participating in the company’s research and executive education programs. Mr. Higgins received his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and his B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in English and government from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He resides in Arlington, VA with his wife, Shannon, and their three children.