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Paul Nielsen

VP, Advanced Technology Collaborative



A global executive with more than 25 years of technology and business experience, Paul Nielsen leads strategic programs in Optum technology and directs the Optum College of Artificial Intelligence.

His diverse experience includes designing and developing software and hardware solutions for the telecommunications, IT service provider, health care and CE industries, and building professional relationships with CEOs, CTOs and managing partners at venture capital investment firms. Before he joined UHG, Paul served as senior vice president/general manager, North American operations and treasurer of the board of directors of G-cluster, Incorporated — a wholly owned subsidiary of G-cluster Global Corporation of Japan, the world’s largest cloud gaming service provider. Paul earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Science and Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.