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Blue Cross Blue Shield Association - Executive Director, Research & Analytics

Chicago, IL

Job Description

Witt/Kieffer has been retained to conduct the search for Executive Director, Research & Analytics (Executive Director) at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) in Chicago, Illinois.

BCBSA supports 36 independent Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) licensees who serve 107 million consumers with innovative, consumer-focused solutions for healthy living and access to safe and affordable care.  With 1 in 3 Americans as members, BCBS Plans lead the nation in providing high-quality, affordable health coverage.  

Reporting to and partnering with the Vice President of Strategy & Analytics, the Executive Director will leverage insights from one of the most robust sources of healthcare data in the country.  The BCBS Index covers 220 conditions and 40 million records of BCBS members.  The Executive Director is accountable for The Research Center and supporting BCBSA and BCBS thought leadership.  He/She will guide and shape the research taking place at BCBSA with a portfolio of initiatives including the continued development of the BCBS Index, the publication of Health of America Reports, and continued development of academic partnerships through the Alliance for Health Research. 

The Executive Director will be a sought after research leader in data and analytics.  He/She must be strategic, solution-oriented, and a creative thinker that can lead innovative consumer research on a national scale.  An extensive history of leadership in data analytics, primary consumer research design, and data sciences is required with a strong preference for experience in healthcare informatics, and care delivery performance assessment.  A graduate degree in a related discipline is preferred.

For more information, please contact Hillary Ross at or 630-575-6116 or Zachary Durst at or 630-575-6956.



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