More About Dan
Dan is an advisory partner on the a16z Bio + Health team.
Prior to Andreessen Horowitz, Dan spent the last 35+ years running healthcare businesses spanning the payor, provider, and consulting domains, gaining extensive experience with negotiations, partnerships, value based care, contract structure and network strategy. He retired from UnitedHealthcare after more than 20 years with various leadership roles and 12 years on the provider side at Baptist Health South Florida. Throughout his career Dan earned a reputation for healthcare innovation, execution, and trust-based relationships across the industry.
While at UnitedHealthcare, Dan had P&L accountability for two of the company’s largest employer and individual markets, and the West Region covering 13 states and 3 million members. His consistent track record of thoughtful and cutting-edge go-to-market strategies (product, network, distribution, medical cost, and talent) delivered year over year membership and annual earnings growth. He also served as President of UnitedHealthcare Networks and was responsible for all aspects of UnitedHealthcare’s individual, Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial networks. He was a primary
architect for the enterprise’s value based care programs and transformed UnitedHealthcare’s national provider advisory council, comprised of more than 100 leading healthcare provider organizations across the care continuum, from a transactional forum to an innovation-based learning laboratory.
While at Baptist Health South Florida, Dan had leadership accountability for managed care and network development, long range financial planning, revenue cycle and the employee health benefit plans. He was also a primary architect of the health system’s physician practice management MSO and the founder and primary architect of a South Florida-based 170,000-member global risk and capitated MA and employer sponsored health plan, Neighborhood Health Partnership.
Dan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California, and a master’s degree from the George Washington University School of Government and Business Administration.