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Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity
Co-Founder and President
Austin, Texas Area
Avik Roy was born to Indian immigrants in Rochester, Michigan. After training as a scientist at MIT and as a physician at Yale Medical School, Avik moved to Boston to join a then-unknown investment firm called Bain Capital. In 2009, Avik started a blog about health care policy. In 2012, Avik joined Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign as a health care policy advisor. By 2014, Avik was Forbes’ Opinion Editor, and Meet the Press’ Chuck Todd was calling Avik “the go-to policy wonk critic of the health care law.” Avik lives in Austin with his wife and their two children.