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Robyn Todd

Senior Managing Director

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Washington, DC 20006

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Robyn Todd is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura focused on data and technology and based in Washington, DC. She brings over 25 years of experience in various industries including data analytics, software development, IT, consulting, legal, healthcare, and intellectual property.


Robyn has a significant background in partnering with executives and governing bodies, software development and technical operations teams, regulatory authorities and law enforcement, hospital and physician leaders, operations and compliance leaders, and inside and outside legal counsel in multiple functional areas. As a trusted partner to senior executives, she integrates strategic thinking across disparate disciplines, combining innovation with business practicality and operational excellence to solve challenging enterprise and operational problems.

Robyn’s professional experience includes:

Chief Operating Officer, Data Analytics Technology & Software Development Company:

  • Led operations, strategic management, process improvement, and alignment of goals, operations, and communications to support existing analytics deployments and the development of new data analytics platforms.
  • Developed and led the company’s strategy to deliver new analytic platforms, solutions, and software development to market, including application for a U.S. patent published in 2022.
  • Integrated communications and strategic focus across analytics, technology, business development, and sales efforts.
  • Led the translation and implementation of the company’s unique analytic capabilities to achieve efficiencies and effectiveness in support of client objectives and priorities.
  • Saved long-term Fortune 50 customer billions of dollars from deployment of proprietary analytics software solutions.

Legal and Business Advisor for Clients Across the Healthcare and Life Sciences Spectrum:

  • Advised on complex health plan and hospital matters supporting a nationwide integrated delivery system with over 12 million members, with an emphasis on health care regulatory, compliance, hospital operational, and patient care issues.
  • Partnered with clients to minimize risk, legal, and reputational exposure in developing new service lines and offerings, opening new departments, and strategizing actions to maximize healthcare quality outcomes and minimize patient risk.
  • Served as primary legal counsel for multiple hospitals and dozens of departments on facility licensing laws and regulations, accreditation standards, Medicare conditions of participation, release of medical information and use of electronic health records, HIPAA privacy and security, mental health and chemical dependency, consent and decision-making (e.g., advance directives, surrogates, minors), practitioner credentialing, privileging and peer review, quality assurance, scope of practice, mandatory health care reporting requirements, and other patient care issues, such as telemedicine, bioethics, patient discharge and transfer, and EMTALA.
  • Analyzed scientific prior art to advise academic medical centers on potential for intellectual property protection of ongoing scientific research and discoveries.
  • JD, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • BS, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles
  • California Bar, Member

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