Lorraine Frias, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives – Blockchain, Advanced Technology Collaborative, Optum

Lorraine is a leader within Optum’s Advanced Technology Collaborative. She is focused on building strategies that leverage emerging technologies to solve some of the biggest issues in healthcare, drive cross-industry collaboration, and enable enterprise-wide platform approaches for emerging tech. In particular, her current focus is on blockchain technology and the possibilities it offers to the healthcare ecosystem. Lorraine brings a business perspective to enterprise blockchain approaches and use cases.

Lorraine joined UnitedHealth Group in 2012 to apply her extensive innovation experience to healthcare. After leading the charge to transform printed member materials to digital, she joined UnitedHealthcare’s Innovation Center of Excellence and drove several key initiatives to use technology to engage patients, and vulnerable populations, in clinical programs to improve health outcomes. Prior to joining UHG, she spent over 20 years designing and developing innovative, custom programs and products for Fortune 500 customers while at BI Worldwide.