As Chief Operating Officer of Sharecare, Inc., Russ Johannesson helps drive overall corporate strategy and is specifically responsible for ensuring that Sharecare delivers on its commitments to consumers, clients and partners.
Mr. Johannesson joined Sharecare from OptumHealth, where he spent five years serving as Chief Client Officer. OptumHealth is a leader in population health management, helping 60 million Americans by supporting the physical, mental and financial health of individuals with comprehensive health solutions. As Chief Client Officer, Mr. Johannesson oversaw OptumHealth’s revenue generation activities, client relationships and market strategy and development – driving more than $8 billion in annual revenue across all markets and geographies.
Prior to joining OptumHealth, Mr. Johannesson held several leadership positions with Carlson Marketing Worldwide, most recently as Executive Vice President of U.S. Client services responsible for Carlson’s domestic U.S. business. He also has held a variety of consulting leadership and business development positions in the health care and technology space at Sapient Corporation, Stamos Associates, Deloitte & Touche, The First National Bank of Chicago, and John Morton Company. Mr. Johannesson earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and an M.B.A in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.