Dhivya Suryadevara

Chief Executive Officer, Optum Financial Services


Dhivya Suryadevara was named CEO of Optum Financial Services in February 2024. In this role she is responsible for furthering its mission to revolutionize how care is financed and paid for. The Financial Services business continues to evolve from its origins in health banking and savings accounts to creating new products and services to improve financial access and support for our consumers and providers across the health system.

Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group, Dhivya previously served as chief financial officer for Stripe, a global FinTech company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. In addition to leading the finance organization at Stripe, Dhivya had responsibility for its Operations, Risk and Global Partnerships functions. Early in her career, Dhivya worked in consulting for PriceWaterhouse Coopers and investment banking for UBS. She spent the majority of her career with General Motors, starting as a financial analyst in 2004 and rising through the ranks to become the automaker’s chief financial officer in 2018.

Dhivya earned degrees from the University of Madras and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 2000 as well as an MBA from the Harvard Business School in 2003.