Russ Johannesson Chief Operating Officer Sharecare

Russ Johannesson is Chief Operating Officer of Sharecare, the digital health company helping people manage all their health in one place.

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As COO, Johannesson helps drive overall corporate strategy and operations of the company, and is directly responsible for Sharecare’s BACTES (Release of Information) and Reality Lab business units, as well as several key strategic partnerships.

Prior to joining the company in March 2013, Russ Johannesson served as Chief Client Officer at OptumHealth, a UnitedHealth Group company. In this position, he oversaw OptumHealth’s revenue generation activities, client relationships, marketing and market strategy – driving over $8 billion in annual revenue for all Optum services including population health management, behavioral health, prevention & wellbeing, clinical care management, and financial services across the employer, payor, provider, government and consumer markets.

Before OptumHealth, Russ Johannesson held a variety of consulting leadership and business development positions in the health care, consumer engagement and technology space with Carlson Marketing Worldwide, Sapient Corporation, Stamos Associates, Deloitte & Touche, The First National Bank of Chicago and John Morton Company.

Russ Johannesson earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.