Mr. Webb is chairman of Onward Enterprises, a venture studio and investment platform focused on rapidly scaling disruptive business models in a number of industries. He is also a founding investor in and CEO of Onward Financing, an innovator in the residential mortgage industry.
An advocate for innovation in long-established industries, Mr. Webb spent 19 years in executive leadership roles with UnitedHealth Group. In addition to serving as president of its corporate venture capital arm, UnitedHealth Group Ventures, he was CEO of Optum’s consumer and specialty network business. He previously served as vice president at Equity Group Investments (EGI), evaluating potential new investments and partnering with EGI’s portfolio companies to maximize their value.
In addition to advising Ardent Health Services, Mr. Webb serves on the Kellogg School of Management Health Care Advisory Board and the Delmec Ireland board of directors. He earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota.