Chief Information Officer

Optum

About Phil McKoy

Phil McKoy was named chief information officer for Optum in April 2021. In this role, he is responsible for accelerating the digital adoption of our products and services and creating a health care ecosystem of connected platforms that puts people in the center. 

Previously, McKoy led digital transformation for UnitedHealth Group, focused on building a comprehensive digital, virtual and home-based care platform. He was also the chief executive officer of Rally Health, previously a wholly owned subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group and now part of Optum, which provides online and mobile experiences to make it easier for consumers to take charge of their health and health care. 

McKoy additionally spent four years as chief information officer for UnitedHealthcare, where he was responsible for UnitedHealthcare’s strategic technology roadmaps and the associated capital investments across the company’s domestic and global businesses. He supported UnitedHealthcare’s digital strategy and digital team, shepherding the evolution to a consumer-focused digital platform to meet members’ needs. McKoy also held senior technology roles at Aimia, Global Loyalty Solutions, Target and Accenture.

McKoy is on the board of Rêve Academy, an innovative out-of-school program creating pathways to digital careers for kids in disadvantaged communities. He is an advisory board member of The Page Foundation, which encourages Minnesota’s youth of color to pursue post-secondary education.