Dan Schumacher

President, Chief Operating Officer


Dan Schumacher was named president and chief operating officer of Optum in June 2019. In this role, he is responsible for driving Optum enterprise performance overall and directly overseeing OptumInsight, as well as Optum Technology, global operations and enterprise clinical capabilities. Schumacher was named to the Office of the Chief Executive for UnitedHealth Group in September 2017.

Prior to his role at Optum, he had oversight responsibility for U.S. and global commercial markets including the UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual business and the clinical, network, operations and technology groups for all of UnitedHealthcare's domestic teams as president and chief operating officer.

Previously, Schumacher served as chief financial officer and controller at UnitedHealthcare. He also served as chief financial officer, Group Insurance Division, Specialized Care Services (now OptumHealth); director of Finance, Specialized Care Services; and director, UnitedHealth Group Corporate Development, in enterprise-wide merger and acquisition activity.