Dan Schumacher


Chief Strategy & Growth Officer

UnitedHealth Group

About Dan Schumacher

Dan Schumacher was named chief strategy and growth officer for UnitedHealth Group in April 2021. In this role, Dan leads strategic client relationships, research and development as well as growth and transformation across UnitedHealth Group’s businesses. While in this role, Dan also served as chief executive officer for Optum Insight from April 2022 to January 2023.

Previously, Schumacher served as Optum president and chief operating officer. He was responsible for Optum enterprise performance and oversight of Optum Insight, Optum Technology, global operations and enterprise clinical capabilities.

Schumacher has also held several leadership positions at UnitedHealthcare including president and chief operating officer. He had direct responsibility for UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual and UnitedHealthcare Global businesses and network, clinical, operations and technology support functions for all UnitedHealthcare companies. He has also served as a chief operating officer, chief financial officer and co-lead the organization alongside the three UnitedHealthcare principal business leaders.

Additionally, he was a chief financial officer of the Group Insurance Division, director of finance for Specialized Care Services (now Optum Health) and director for UnitedHealth Group Corporate Development in support of an enterprise-wide merger and acquisition activity.