Chief Digital Officer
Grant Verstandig was named the chief digital officer in March 2017. In this role he is responsible for the strategic direction, governance and performance expectations of UnitedHealth Group’s digital platforms and capabilities.
Before assuming this role, Verstandig was the founder and CEO of Rally Health, Inc., a consumer-centric digital health company that develops online and mobile tools that empower people to take control of their health and well-being and manage their health care needs. UnitedHealth Group acquired a majority stake in the business in 2014 and in 2017, Rally became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Optum, a part of UnitedHealth Group.
Verstandig has served as an advisor to several organizations in the health, defense, foreign policy and intelligence space, and is a senior advisor to the National Security Agency. He is the co-founder and chairman of Epirus, a venture-backed defense company focused on creating advanced aerospace, kinetic, and non-kinetic platforms for the special operations community. Verstandig also is on the National Council for the American Enterprise Institute and is a founding member of the Greater Washington Partnership where he is currently a director.
He resides in the Washington D.C. area.