James Becker

President, OGS


In his role as the president of Optum Global Solutions (OGS), James Becker is responsible for leading and overseeing the organization.

James has served in a variety of senior leadership roles at UnitedHealthcare. In his last role, he became chief operating officer of Medicare & Retirement in 2015. In 2011, he was appointed executive vice president of operations for UnitedHealthcare, and led claim & provider services.

James earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1991, with a dual major in finance and multinational management. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. James joined UnitedHealth Group in 2005.