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Episode 064 – Ari Levy, Founder and CEO, SHIFT

In today’s episode of The Executives’ Exchange, we have the pleasure of speaking with Ari Levy, Founder and CEO of SHIFT. Ari delves into his life and career, discussing the profound influence of his childhood values on his passion for advocacy and health. He also shares insights from his early career experiences that fueled his journey into the business world, ultimately leading to the creation of SHIFT, a concierge primary care practice in River North.

00:00 – Intro
00:45 – Early Background
3:05 – How did his childhood values shape him as a business owner?
4:59 – Education/career background and how it weaves together with his current career
12:15 – Childhood health issues
14:50 – Power of advocacy
18:19 – Working with athletes
23:03 – Developing your skills and wellth
24:06 – Approach on educating people on wellth
27:31 – How do you get the disciplines in your business to collaborate and deliver results
30:22 – Patients’ mental health importance
35:53 – AI and technology with patient impact/outcome
40:14 – Learning/using AI for improving human thinking
42:30 – What significant/changes do you see around the health ecosystem?
47:02 – Sharing values with his children and family
49:30 – Rapid fire questions
52:44 – Ari flips the script and interviews Travis
55:18 – Outro

Episode Link: SHIFT

Guest Host: Travis C. Hunter Jr., Chicago Office Managing Partner, KPMG
Producer: Eva Penar, Chief Content & Communications Officer, The Executives’ Club of Chicago 

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