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Chief Executive Officer, Optum Insight
Executive Vice President, Enterprise Operations & Services, Optum
Roger Connor was named chief executive officer of Optum Insight in September 2023 and executive vice president of Enterprise Operations and Services of Optum in January 2023. In this dual role, he is responsible for working across multiple health care segments to provide administrative and clinical software, network and data solutions and overseeing Optum’s global operations and enterprise clinical capabilities as well as enterprise quality improvement initiatives.
Before joining UnitedHealth Group, Connor served as president of Vaccines and Global Health at GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK), where he led a global organization responsible for the discovery, development, manufacturing, and delivery of vaccines to over 160 countries. He held several leadership roles within vaccines, finance, and manufacturing strategy during his 25-year career at GSK. Connor started his career with AstraZeneca.
Connor earned a degree in mechanical and manufacturing engineering from Queen’s University Belfast and a master’s in manufacturing leadership from Cambridge University. He is also a qualified chartered accountant, having trained with PricewaterhouseCoopers.