(Reston, Va., Sept. 8, 2021) – HealthEdge said today that Dan Vnuk has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer for the GuidingCare® division, bringing a wealth of transformative and innovative leadership expertise to the technology platform.
Vnuk is a results-focused leader with more than 20 years of experience driving change across global organizations. He joins from Cotiviti, where he was senior vice president of information technology, infrastructure and security. In that role, he led a global team of 320 people and an IT integration for a $5 billion acquisition. Also at Cotiviti, he built a comprehensive healthcare data ingestion platform from the ground up. During his tenure, the company achieved HITRUST certification across all healthcare verticals.
“Dan brings proven leadership in scaling and running large world-class tech teams,” said GuidingCare division President Ashish Kachru. “He has the expertise we need to engineer stable and scalable solutions at an essential moment in the life of the GuidingCare technology platform. With Dan on board, we are ready to sync with HealthEdge and Source® teams to advance a next-gen solution suite addressing the three most important value streams for health plans.”
Prior to Vnuk’s service at Cotiviti, he spent 17 years with Nielsen in increasingly responsible leadership roles with expanding scope. As senior vice president and chief architect of the connected system, he led the design of a Microsoft® Azure cloud-native data lake solution that brought together data ingestion, data science, business intelligence, a portal, APIs and an application ecosystem into a single platform and design.
Vnuk has prior professional experience as a software engineer at Lockheed Martin in Albuquerque, and holds a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of New Mexico. His bachelor’s degree is in physics, from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.