Rob Webb is an experienced health care executive and board member, and advocate for innovation in long-established industries. Most recently, he spent 19 years with UnitedHealth Group in a number of executive roles, including the CEO of Optum’s consumer and specialty network businesses for 10 years, and the president of UHG Ventures for 9 years. He is currently the president of Onward Ventures, a venture studio focused on driving innovation in health care and other industries.
In addition to the Ardent Health board, Rob serves in a board role for American Well, Delmec Ireland, and The Kellogg School Health Care Advisory Board. He has held board roles for fast-growing, innovate health care businesses, including Symphonix Health, Sanvello, Naviguard, Bind Insurance (now Surest), Level2 and others.
Rob received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota, and his MBA in finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.