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With more than 30 years of experience in information technology and healthcare, Paul LeFort most recently served as Chief Information Officer for UnitedHealth Group (UHG), a $19 billion healthcare company; there he managed a staff of 3,000 and an annual budget of $450 million. Under his leadership, UnitedHealth Group’s IS organization was named by ComputerWorld magazine as one of the “100 best places for IS professionals to work.” Mr. LeFort led the growth, acquisition and integration of technology activities as UHG grew to $20 billion in revenue. He has been selected as one of the Premier 100 CIO’s by Computerworld and Forbes recognizes UHG as one of the 28 best users of technology.
He served for 3 years as a large scale Customer Advisor to IBM and on the Board of the Managed Care Executive Group. During 1995 he was a Senior Vice President and CIO for MetraHealth Companies, Inc., which was jointly owned by Travelers Insurance Company and Metropolitan Life and subsequently acquired by UHG. From 1975 through 1994, Mr. LeFort was a Senior Partner at Deloitte Consulting in the Health Care industry. He served over 140 Health Care clients, including managed care organizations, large physician provider groups, hospitals and industry technology suppliers. He performed a variety of projects with a focus on technology usage, operations improvement, strategy and merger and acquisition analysis.
Mr. LeFort received his B.S. degree in Physics/Economics from Boston College in 1962. He is also a Director of The Trizetto Group (NASDAQ:TZIX), Advisor to HLM Opportunities Fund, and an independent management consultant.