Christi Skalka is a managing director in the Life Sciences and Health Care practice at Deloitte, as well as the national Consulting leader for Deloitte’s Provider Pricing practice. She has more than 25 years of experience in both industry and consulting in the areas of large-scale operational improvement, pricing strategy and execution, and cost reduction across multiple sectors; these include health care providers, physician practices, health care products (manufacturing and distribution), life sciences, public sector, consumer products, and property and casualty insurance. This experience has enabled a unique cross-industry perspective to her work. Her current interests are increasing the access and affordability of health care through information transparency, meaningful patient experiences, and data-drive decision-making that accelerate the future of health. Christi is a graduate of University of Texas, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics and German. She went on to earn her MBA from the McCombs School of Business with a focus in operations management.