Chief Executive Officer

Optum Insight


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, he is responsible for efforts focused on experience, strategic client relationships, research and development, growth and transformation. Additionally, Schumacher was named Optum Insight CEO in April of 2022.

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

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