Kunjorn Chambundabongse (March 19, 2015)

VP Innovation and R&D, UnitedHealth Group

Kunjorn Chambundabongse (KC) is a Vice President of Innovation, Research & Development for UnitedHealth Group, where he is responsible for managing a strategic portfolio and corporate intrapreneurship program focused on disruptive innovation and growth. His organization uses Customer Development, Lean Startup and Lean VC approaches for new product ideation and development. In this role, KC works to increase the throughput by which UnitedHealth Group incubates and invests in game-changing new products, services and businesses, with the goal to improve the efficiency at which they are de-risked in-market and the value by which they are measured (both strategically and financially).

KC is an innovator with diverse technology and business backgrounds and has led multiple strategic initiatives since joining UnitedHealth Group in 2008. He is a graduate of UnitedHealth Group’s Executive Development Program and a winner of the Public and Senior Market Group’s Innovator of the Year Award. KC is a champion for change, for smart risk-taking and tirelessly pursuing breakthrough innovation.

Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group, KC has held multiple leadership roles in upstart companies in Minneapolis and Colorado. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Steubenville, Ohio, by way of the University of Minnesota and the University of Notre Dame.

3:45 pm Leading the Transformation: Innovation, Opportunity and Execution (March 19, 2015)

Reinvention requires creativity. But creativity must translate into superb execution. Learn how innovative companies are crafting new visions, launching novel products and services, and building successful digital enterprises.

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