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This list showcases the top San Francisco based CEO’ operating in the Health Insurance space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO and Founder of Virgil Insurance
Daniel Petkevich is the CEO and Founder of Virgil Insurance.
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About Fair Square Medicare, Virgil Insurance: Virgil Insurance is an insurance firm that offers various kinds of plans and experiences for seniors to shop for health insurance online.
Co-Founder, CEO of Kiddo
Jaganath “CJ” Swamy CJ Swamy is the CEO and Co-Founder of Good Parents Inc. He leads strategy and operations for Kiddo and has successfully raised over $8.0 Million in funding from marquee investors in the US and Asia. Prior to that, CJ has 18+ years’ experience as a serial entrepreneur, early stage investor and consultant. He co-founded two companies across Asia previously – one in vitamins manufacturing and the other in logistics/ supply chain. He was previously the lead for US – Asia investments with HarbourVest Partners (one of the leading alternative assets manager in the world with over $74 Billion in AUM). Before that, he led US-Asia investments for Northgate Capital, a California based early stage investor with over $6 Billion in AUM. Previously he also spent 3 years as a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Co. primarily working with insurance companies and banks in Asia on product and market strategy. CJ has an MBA (Honors) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and before that graduated with a B.Tech in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
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About HarbourVest Partners, Kiddo: Kiddo is a personalized smart at-home health monitoring platform for children.
President & Co-Founder (Founding CEO) of Brightside
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About Brightside: Brightside is an employer-based financial health solution that combines personal assistants and an innovative partner platform.
Co-Founder & CEO of Stride Health
Noah Lang launched Stride Health to make health insurance human. Stride translates coverage into a language everybody can understand because we believe healthcare decisions don’t have to be difficult. Stride is the first health insurance recommendation engine tuned and tailored to the life of an individual, providing Seamless, intuitive and transparent answers to consumers’ toughest coverage questions. Noah Lang was previously the founding VP of Business Development at Reputation.com where he spent 5 years building consumer products and distribution channels. Noah currently sits on the DMAs Data Governance Advisory Board and was selected as a “Privacy by Design Ambassador” in 2011. Noah is a graduate of Stanford University as a President’s Scholar with a degree in Product Design. Noah is an avid triathlete, skier and endurance sports junkie.
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About Stride Health: Stride Health is a provider of an insurance recommendation platform designed to offer health insurance services.
Co-Founder & CEO of Nova Benefits
Saransh Garg is the Co-Founder and CEO at Nova Benefits.
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About Nova Benefits: Nova Benefits operates as a B2B health insurance platform.
Founder & CEO of GetInsured
With more than 20 years of experience in the high technology industry, Chini Krishnan is Co-Founder and CEO of GetInsured. Prior to GetInsured, Chini most recently founded and served as Chairman and Chief Technology Officer at Valicert Inc., a leader in public-key infrastructure (PKI) validation. At Valicert, Chini served in multiple roles including running the technology and services arms and also helping to complete several acquisitions. Valicert went public in 2000 and ultimately merged with Tumbleweed Communications (NASDAQ: TMWD) in 2003. Prior to founding Valicert, Chini was Product Marketing Manager at Enterprise Integration Technologies (EIT), where he was seminally involved in releasing the world’s first secure browser. Chini holds an MS in Computer Science from Duke University and a BS also in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology.
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About Bessemer Venture Partners, GetInsured, Vimo Inc: Deliver the best health insurance ecommerce experience for consumers, employers, brokers and insurers.
Founder and CEO of Health Hero
Anthony Diaz is Founder and CEO of Health Hero.
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About Health Hero: Health Hero enables organizations to do smart automated follow up via phone and text messages for patients and employees.
Founder/CEO of SavingsOak
Neeraj Mathur is an experienced, mission-oriented entrepreneur. As a Product and Design leader, Neeraj has built and launched products on a global scale for over two decades. He has worked in large Enterprises (Silicon Graphics, Sun Microsystems, and Cisco Systems), and several successful startups (ForUsAll, Bluebox Security, Skyhigh Networks, Authentic8, etc.).
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About SavingsOak: Save Today. Invest in tomorrow.
Co-Founder & CEO of Lumity
Tariq Hilaly has over a decade of investing and financial services experience. Before co-founding Motif Investing, Tariq served as a Vice President at Alliance Bernstein’s $1B hedge fund, where he maintained a stellar track record investing in technology, healthcare, and financial services companies. Prior to Alliance Bernstein, Tariq served as Senior Director of Corporate Development at BEA Systems where he managed their M&A activities, equity investments, and business development efforts. He has also held positions at other noteworthy companies such as Link Exchange (acquired by Microsoft), Alter Ego Networks (acquired by Macromedia), and the Boston Consulting Group. Tariq earned a BS in Finance from the University of Missouri and an MBA from the Harvard School of Business. He holds the Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses. He is a passionate professional and personal investor and especially loves investing in emerging technology companies.
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About Lumity: Lumity simplifies the pain of company health plan decisions with data-driven recommendations that drive cost savings and improve outcomes.
Co-Founder & CEO of Collective Health
Ali Diab is a Co-Founder and CEO at Collective Health. Ali brings more than 15 years of technology startup and executive management experience to the company. Ali also brings a strong personal motivation to improve the quality and cost of company-sponsored health care after experiencing a major health problem while employed at a growing technology company. Prior to co-founding Collective Health, Ali was VP of Product Management and Business Operations at AdMob, a leading mobile advertising company, acquired by Google in 2010. Previously, Ali held executive and management positions at Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, and Yahoo!. Ali is a graduate of Stanford and Oxford universities.
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About Collective Health: Collective Health is a company providing an alternative to traditional health insurance.
Chief Executive Officer of HEALTH[at]SCALE Technologies
Zeeshan is the CEO of HEALTH[at]SCALE and was a Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford Medicine and an Associate Professor with Tenure in Computer Science at the University of Michigan. Zeeshan was previously part of the early-stage team that launched the Google[X] Life Sciences Initiative (now Verily). Zeeshan is a recipient of multiple awards including an NSF CAREER award and holds a PhD from MIT EECS and Harvard Medical School in Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, and MEng and SB degrees in EECS from MIT.
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About HEALTH[at]SCALE Technologies: Machine Intelligence for Precision Delivery of Healthcare
Co-founder & CEO of SafetyWing
Sondre Rasch is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of SafetyWing. He was the Co-founder at Superside before that.
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About SafetyWing: SafetyWing is a startup that provides travel medical insurance solutions to remote and gig economy workers.
CEO of Enter
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About Enter: Enter is the fastest, most accurate, and most transparent Revenue Cycle Management platform and service in the healthcare industry. Providers choose Enter to get the best results in healthcare:
- 3x faster Payer payments. Enter gets claims paid in 16 days vs 48 days.
- 5x better patient experience. Enter gets patients billed in 19 days instead of 91.
- 0% leakage. Enter’s DenialAI fully automates medical records, reconsiderations, and appeals.
CEO of Ratebroker Financial
Tech enthusiast having fun building with purpose. YPO Member, CFA Charterholder I’m passionate about tech and how we can change peoples lives for the better through innovation. Involved in Fintech, Cleantech, and Autotech. Being a recognized diversity champion is super important for me. I previously launched a Women in Leadership Executive Development Program to create a culture of awareness, inclusiveness, and opportunity for Women in Aviation. Spent a number of years in the Industrial Sector: Travel and Transportation President and leadership professional with P&L $40M+ and 150+ Team Members Things I’ve done include being an instructor for Statistics, Microeconomics, Human Resources, Small Business Management and Corporate Finance at the College and University level. I’ve been humbled to be nominated and won numerous awards including being a previous winner of the Wings and Helicopters magazine’s Top 20 under 40 as well as a Business in Vancouver’s Top Forty under 40 awards. I’m proud to be a CFA Charterholder. I hold a diploma in Aviation Studies, an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance and Economics and a Master of Science in Management. I’ve held numerous board positions and am a proud member of the Young President’s Organisation.
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About CruisiO, Ratebroker Financial: Tinder for Financial Services