Malcolm Sparrow – Respected Professor at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government –Appointed to Pondera Solutions Board of Directors

Harvard Professor Malcolm Sparrow

“There are few truly acknowledged leaders who have made the study and fighting of government fraud a cornerstone of their careers – Malcolm tops that short list.”

Pondera Solutions (Pondera), the leading software solution for combatting fraud, waste, and abuse in large government programs, announced today that Harvard Professor and noted author Dr. Malcolm Sparrow was appointed to the company’s newly formed Board of Directors. Sparrow is the first independent director named to Pondera’s Board.

One of the world’s leading authorities on both government fraud control and law enforcement issues, Sparrow is Professor of the Practice of Public Management at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is also Faculty Chair of Harvard’s Executive Program, “Strategic Management of Regulatory & Enforcement Agencies.”

Frequently cited as an expert in prominent media outlets such as the Economist and New York Times, Sparrow is the author of eight books. He has also provided expert testimony before multiple U.S. Senate and House Committees and in state legislatures.

“I am excited to help Pondera in their efforts to address fraud and abuse in government programs. Their approach and future goals are closely aligned with things I believe in and that’s why I am pleased to join Pondera’s Board of Directors. I look forward to helping Pondera excel in the mission area they have selected,” said Sparrow.

Sparrow’s 2000 book, “License to Steal: How Fraud Bleeds America’s Health Care System”, tackles the estimated $100 Billion plus annual fraud problem in the United States, and is considered the definitive source on fraud detection and fraud control strategy for major government programs.

“When I founded Pondera in 2011, the first thing I did was study Malcolm’s book on health care fraud. It’s the Bible in the business of combatting fraud in government programs. Today, his book remains mandatory reading at Pondera,” said Pondera’s Chief Executive Officer Jon Coss. “Malcolm will provide us with valuable insights as we continue on our growth trajectory. There are few truly acknowledged leaders who have made the study and fighting of…

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