Paul Coyne is senior vice president, patient care services and chief nurse executive at Hospital for Special Surgery, leading a team of more than 1,500 specialized nurses, advanced practice providers, and clinical professionals across the continuum of care at locations in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Florida, overseeing support and advocacy for quality, patient safety, staff engagement and collaboration, and patient satisfaction. He is a founding member of SONSIEL, an inaugural commissioner on the Commission for Nurse Reimbursement, and co-founder of Inspiren, an award-winning healthcare technology company. Due to his unique knowledge of the interplay of clinical practice, finance, and technology, he has been internationally recognized, having been named Crain's 40 under 40, Top 25 Innovator by Modern Healthcare, AI Person of the Year by the Global AI Awards, as well as Healthcare Leader Under 40 by Becker's and Business Insider. He has authored numerous books and articles, and his inaugural book of poetry will be published later this year. He serves on the board of advisors at Columbia University School of Nursing and lives in New York with his wife and son.