President & CEO, Optum Analytics
Michael is Co-Founder and CEO of Humedica, acquired by UnitedHealth Group (UHG) in 2013. Michael has broadened his role to lead Optum Analytics within UHG’s healthcare technology – information – services business, Optum. Prior to launching Humedica, Michael served as Senior Managing Director at Leerink Partners, a leading health care investment bank. Previously, he was President and CEO of PHARMetrics, a health care informatics company, which was successfully sold to IMS Health in 2005. He serves as Founding Chairman of the Board of Phreesia, a software company that develops automated patient check-in tools. Michael is a member of the Board of Directors of JDRF New England Chapter. Most recently, Michael joined the Board of The College Diabetes Network (CDN), whose mission is to empower and improve the lives of students living with Type 1 diabetes through peer support and access to information and resources. Michael is a past Board member of Anceta, the informatics subsidiary of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), having served on the Board for seven years. Michael received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Brandeis University.