Seattle, WA, December 2 2013 – Array Health, a provider of private insurance exchange technology, today announced the addition of Piyush Pushkar as the Senior VP of Sales and Marketing. In his role, Pushkar will oversee and manage sales, business development and marketing efforts for the company and reports directly to CEO Jonathan Rickert.
“I am passionate about the convergence of healthcare and retail disciplines that is driving consumerism and putting the customer at the center of this universe,” said Pushkar. “This is why I am so excited to be at Array Health. The company is a pioneer in the private health insurance exchange space and has the platform to solve a myriad of problems while enabling a world-class retail experience for healthcare consumers. The customer-centric culture at Array Health is also a very strong asset.”
Pushkar brings 17 years of experience building and growing product and consulting businesses with a focus on the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Array Health, Pushkar co-founded Benefitalign, a healthcare software vendor. As the Chief Operating Officer of Benefitalign, he led overall field sales and operations as well as product strategy. Before launching Benefitalign, Pushkar served as the Vice President of Solution Consulting and Strategic Alliances at Edifecs for three years, where he led field sales engagement and strategic alliances with Hewlett Packard, Affiliated Computer Services (now XEROX), Computer Sciences Corporation and Oracle. Pushkar also led the eBusiness practice across multiple industries at Wipro, including healthcare, retail and life sciences.
“Piyush has the perfect blend of technology, sales, leadership and industry expertise needed at this juncture in Array Health’s growth,” said Jonathan Rickert, CEO of Array Health. “His proven ability to enable multi-channel retail strategies through technology solutions aligns strategically with our mission to humanize the process of purchasing health insurance.”
Pushkar holds an MBA and an Engineering Degree in Computer Sciences with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence.
About Array Health
Array Health is a leading provider of private insurance exchange technology. Its cloud-based software platform enables health plans of any size to power their own branded online exchanges -– a strategic channel that helps them compete and thrive. With Array Health’s next generation Member Marketplace and support for defined contributions, insurers win and retain business by giving employers a way to control costs and members a better way to buy benefits. Array Health is a privately held company based in Seattle. To learn more, visit www.arrayhealth.com.
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