Dan Schumacher


Chief Strategy & Growth Officer

UnitedHealth Group

About Dan Schumacher

Dan Schumacher was named chief strategy and growth officer of UnitedHealth Group in April 2021. In this role, he is responsible for efforts focused on experience, strategic client relationships, research and development, growth, and transformation. Additionally, Schumacher was named chief executive officer of Optum Insight in April of 2022.

Previously, Schumacher served as president and chief operating officer of Optum. 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 COO, where he had direct responsibility for the UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual and UnitedHealthcare Global businesses as well as network, clinical, operations and technology support functions for UnitedHealthcare. He has also served as COO, chief financial officer and co-lead of the organization alongside the three UnitedHealthcare principal business leaders.

Additionally, he was CFO 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 enterprise-wide merger and acquisition activity.