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Travis Winkey

President, Optum Health

Travis Winkey

Travis Winkey was appointed president of Optum Health in 2020, where he is responsible for overseeing growth, innovation and emerging business development, business alignment and operations. Prior to this role, Winkey was the chief development officer of UnitedHealth Group, leading all development efforts enterprise-wide. Winkey has played a number of executive roles across several UnitedHealth Group companies since 2009.

Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group in 2009, he was founder and general partner of BlueStream Ventures, where he helped build a number of software and technology infrastructure companies. Previously, he served as the managing director and head of mergers and acquisitions at Dain Rauscher Wessels, which became part of Royal Bank of Canada.

Winkey has an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA from Wartburg College.