Neil de Crescenzo

Chief Executive Officer, Optum Insight


Neil de Crescenzo is chief executive officer of Optum Insight. De Crescenzo leads teams working across multiple health care segments to provide administrative, clinical, and software, network and data solutions. These solutions help people live healthier lives and make health care work better for everyone.

De Crescenzo joined Optum through the acquisition of Change Healthcare, where he served as president and chief executive officer. Before joining Change Healthcare, De Crescenzo was senior vice president and general manager of Oracle's Global Health Sciences business. Prior to joining Oracle, he spent a decade at IBM Corporation, including his last role as a senior executive for Global Healthcare Business Consulting Services. Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions in a major hospital system, a large multi-specialty group practice and at a major health insurer.

De Crescenzo earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Yale University and an MBA from Northeastern University. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Middle Tennessee American Heart Association and the Board of Directors of the Nashville Health Care Council, and he is a member of the executive committee of the board of directors of the Healthcare Leadership Council. He is a member of the Aspen Group, a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board and a member of the CED’s Healthcare and Technology & Innovation Committees.