Thomas is a writer who dabbles with data and software.
From time to time, he has a good idea.


Thomas Goetz is a journalist, entrepreneur, and author. He uses data and design to help people understand and navigate complicated issues in their world.

Thomas is the co-founder of Iodine, an award-winning website that helps millions of people make sense of their health and medicines. In 2016, Iodine was acquired by GoodRx, America’s leading source for prescription drug savings, where he presently serves as chief of research. Thomas was previously the executive editor at WIRED, which he led to a dozen National Magazine Awards in as many years. He began his career as a reporter at the Village Voice and the Wall Street Journal. He currently writes the LaunchPad column for Inc. magazine.

He has written two books, most recently the 2014 bestseller The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis. He served as the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Curator-in-Residence for Adobe Systems. His TED talk on visualizing medical data has been viewed half a million times.

Goetz holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master's in American literature from the University of Virginia. He graduated from Bates College, and lives in San Francisco.

Thomas is on Twitter here.

His LinkedIn is here

For speaking engagements, contact the BrightSight Group here.