Biography

Guadalupe Hayes-Mota is an award-winning healthcare leader transforming organizations across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. He is a current Mid-Career Master of Public Administration Candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School.  Guadalupe is a John F. Kennedy Fellow, Center for Public Leadership Fellow, and Pfizer Scholar.

Guadalupe is CEO and founder of Healr Solutions, a company developing technology to accelerate drug production and distribution, and a John F. Kennedy Fellow at Harvard, obtaining a Master in Public Administration in Politics.  Prior to this, he led the global manufacturing and distribution departments at top biopharmaceutical companies (Biogen, Amgen, & GSK) supplying millions of patients in 113 countries with medicine. Before entering biotech, Guadalupe ran the most extensive free healthcare system in the nation (UCLA Health), providing over 30,000 underserved patients with care annually. While at RAND Corporation, he worked with the US government to help develop and implement the Affordable Care Act during the Obama Administration, which gave access to 20 million people with health insurance.

In 2021, Governor Charlie Baker appointed Guadalupe to the newly formed Massachusetts Rare Disease Advisory Council to advise the Governor, Senate, House of Representatives, & Department of Public Health on rare disease policy in Massachusetts. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Save One Life and MIT Alumni Association and was a re-founder and president of the MIT LGBTQ+ Alumni Association. He earned a BS, MS in Engineering, and MBA from MIT.

Guadalupe has been recognized by Business Insider as one of six powerful LGBTQ+ executives to have on corporate boards; by PharmaVoice, who named him as one of the 100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Science Industry; and was named Healthcare Executive of the Year by Los Angeles Business Journal.