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Join us for a fireside chat with Brenda Schmidt, CEO of Solera Health, a fast growing Phoenix based company. Solera Health is improving quality and lowering healthcare costs through community-integrated healthcare.
Solera Health is a preventive services benefits manager that connects patients, payers, and physicians with a network of non-medical prevention, coping and support services providers. Solera contracts with health plans and employers to match patients to the “best fit” program provider based on the patient’s unique needs and preferences. Solera's technology platform manages patient engagement and eligibility, claims submission and adjudication, and data reporting, simplifying enrollment and supporting increased consumer engagement and choice at a fraction of the cost of traditional medical care.
Brenda Schmidt MS MBA
Founder and CEO, Solera Health
Brenda Schmidt is a social entrepreneur focused on improving quality and lowering healthcare costs through community-integrated healthcare. Solera’s technology platform connects patients, payers, and physicians with a curated network of community organizations and digital solution providers paid through medical claims. Brenda was recently recognized as the “Best Med-Tech CEO” by 2018 MedTech Breakthrough that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global health and medical technology market. Brenda was also listed in the 2018 Becker’s Hospital Review “Female Health IT leaders to know”. Brenda serves as the President of the Council for Diabetes Prevention, the Board of Directors for the Arizona Bio-industry Association, is a member of the Arizona Community Board for the American Diabetes Association, and a mentor for the Cedar’s Sinai TechStars Accelerator.
Ulya Khan is a transformational leader who mixes the sharpest business skills with a great sense of vision and humanity to help organizations and individuals reach their goals. Her experience comes from 25+ years in major corporations covering many roles across the globe. Her scorecard is made up of many accomplishments, including development of profitable new product and business lines, executing merger integrations with minimum collateral damage and transforming an organizations culture and behavior set.
Ms. Khan is a dynamic force for innovation in the field of Aging, with her finger on the pulse of the latest developments across the many facets within this field. She has a true understanding of factors that drive health behavior change in seniors. Ulya is presently the President & CEO at Wemanage LLC, investing in early stage start-ups, developing disruptive aging solutions and advising corporations in the Aging, Longevity & Wellness markets.
Ms Khan has held many senior leadership roles, most recently as Chief Operating & Product Officer at Tivity Health 2016/2017 with a $550MM+ P&L, where her portfolio comprised the flagship SilverSneakers product alongside Prime Fitness and Whole Health Living products.
Prior to joining Tivity Health Ulya was the Chief Operating Officer at Aptus Health responsible for executing on an aggressive growth strategy, scaling the business and supporting 50% year on year revenue growth through M&A integration, integrating 5 acquisitions over three years. Ulya also held various leadership positions at Thomson Reuters and was instrumental in building and exponentially growing several businesses, adding $750M+ in revenues. After a successful career at Thomson Reuters, Ulya decided to pursue entrepreneurial ventures via a boutique management consulting firm, working with start ups and large corporations including Dow Jones and American Express.
Ulya is adept at building and leading high performing global teams, which deliver extraordinary results. She has a strategic mind and a no-nonsense execution driven approach, which is coupled with high sensitivity in engagements with people at all levels. Her recent focus has been on helping develop as well as execute turnaround strategies and on scaling organizations, going through change and transformation, without sacrificing “excellence in execution”. She also serves on a number of boards, including Element3 Health and Health eVillages
Ulya has a Bachelors Degree in Computer Sciences and a Masters Degree in Management Sciences from Imperial College, London. Ulya has also completed various Executive Programs from Harvard Business School, including Business Strategy and Managing Health Care Delivery. She is also a Fellow of the Nashville Healthcare Council Fellow Program (2017).
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