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Date: June 28, 2022

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm PDT
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Location: Virtual

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Special Guests

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Abby Wambach

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist & FIFA World Cup Champion, New York Times Best Seller, and advocate for equality and inclusion.

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Dr. Bapu Jena

Host of Freakonomics, M.D. podcast, health economist, physician, and professor of health care policy.

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Carin Taylor

Chief Diversity Officer at Workday where she has global responsibility for the development and execution of Workday’s inclusion and diversity strategy.

Health benefits have emerged as a true contender to give companies an edge over the competition. Coupled with powerful point solutions, memorable member experiences, and thoughtful DEI&B policies, the new front in the Talent Wars is focused on meeting employee needs, supporting their wellbeing and that of their loved ones too.

Agenda (All times are Pacific Daylight Time)


Escape the fragmentation that plagues most health benefits, add value to your programs, and design an inclusive plan that empowers your people.

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Belinda Goodman Business Development Lead, Cigna
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Belinda Goodman
Business Development Lead, Cigna
Belinda Goodman is the Business Development Lead for Cigna Payer Solutions. She enables employers to gain access to Cigna's national seamless medical, dental and Pharmacy networks through her partnership with third party administrators, insurers, and health plans. During her 23-year tenure at Cigna, she has held a variety of roles in Underwriting, Sales Operations, and Sales, and has received numerous awards for her commitment to client and customer service and sales excellence. Belinda is a passionate ally for the LGBTQIA+ community and is a FreeMOMHugs volunteer. She resides in Phoenix with her family.

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Johnny Chang Director of Benefits, Rivian
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Johnny Chang
Director of Benefits, Rivian
Johnny is passionate about healthcare innovation and has been a leader at hyper growth companies like Rivian, Lyft, and Palo Alto Networks. He aims towards building a better employee experience through unblocking current challenges in health & wellbeing.

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Kevin Cassidy Chief Growth Officer, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

Kevin Cassidy
Chief Growth Officer, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)
Kevin Cassidy is responsible for building on HCSC’s strong and established value proposition to the market. In this capacity, Cassidy is accountable for organic growth, the identification and deployment of new and diversified services, new margin opportunities, strategic partnerships and HCSC’s National Account Strategy. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Economics from Illinois State University.

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Sam Zebarjadi Principal, Digital Health, Amazon Care
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Sam Zebarjadi
Principal, Digital Health, Amazon Care
Sam Zebarjadi leads digital health efforts within Amazon Care’s growth and business development organization. He is also a three-time founder/CEO—most recently leading Labalytics, a medical diagnostic and testing workflow solutions company. Before that he led Medicast, recognized by Becker’s as a top disruptive healthcare company. Sam has been recognized on Business Insider’s ‘30 Under 40 Leaders in Healthcare’, a Top 40 Healthcare Transformer by MMM, and by Techweek100 for his work in transforming healthcare through technology. As a subject matter expert in this area, he has been featured numerous times in major media outlets including CNN, USA Today, and NP.

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Tanner Brunsdale Sr. Benefits Manager, Lyft
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Tanner Brunsdale
Sr. Benefits Manager, Lyft
Tanner has spent more than 15 years in employer sponsored benefits in a variety of industries including leading the benefits team at American Airlines, GoPro, and Samsara. In his current role at Lyft he leads the benefits, global mobility, and immigration teams supporting 5,000 employees in seven countries. Tanner has a passion for designing inclusive benefit programs that support employees at all stages of their lives and careers. He loves to travel and currently resides with his husband Wesley and dog Chance in Pacifica, California.

Ali Diab Chief Exective Officer, Collective Health

Ali Diab
Chief Exective Officer, Collective Health
Ali has a strong personal motivation to improve the quality and cost of healthcare after experiencing a major health problem. He has more than 15 years of technology startup and executive management experience, including VP of Product Management and Business Operations at AdMob, which was acquired by Google in 2010. Ali is a graduate of Stanford and Oxford universities.

Alison Worthington Chief Marketing Officer, Collective Health

Alison Worthington
Chief Marketing Officer, Collective Health
Alison Is an innovative marketing leader with nearly three decades of experience transforming brands like Coke, Starbucks, Method, and Microsoft. Passionate about working with mission-driven startups, she led an interim CMO consultancy practice guiding multiple startups and working with growth companies like GoPro,, and Bragg Live Foods. Alison graduated from Smith College and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Alli Billmeyer RVP of Sales, Collective Health
Dr. Ari Hoffman Chief Clinical Officer and VP of Clinical Products, Population Health, Collective Health

Dr. Ari Hoffman
Chief Clinical Officer and VP of Clinical Products, Population Health, Collective Health
Ari's expertise in the clinical setting will support Collective Health’s dynamic and growing member needs while developing functionality that helps employers foster the health and well-being of their people at scale. Prior to joining Collective Health, Ari was an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, where he held several leadership roles including Value Improvement Director for Hospital Medicine and Medical Director of the hospitalist program at St. Mary's.

Cody McKelvy RVP of Sales, Collective Health

Cody McKelvy
RVP of Sales, Collective Health
Cody brings over 15 years of diverse and comprehensive experience in HR and benefits technology, healthcare, and the development of entrepreneurial enterprises to Collective Health. Cody is responsible for the development of both broker/consultant and direct employer relationships, primarily in Texas. Prior to joining Collective Health, Cody worked as a consultant at Arthur J. Gallagher where he focused on diabetes care management strategies for large employers and progressing the Innovation Lab, a niche practice devoted to evolving healthcare administration. He has held production, training, product development, and leadership positions with ADP and is a graduate of Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. Cody is an avid husband, father of two, and chaser of his Labrador puppy “Tank”.

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David Sotelo Senior Actuary, Collective Health
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David Sotelo
Senior Actuary, Collective Health
Dave is a Senior Actuary at Collective Health, and helps clients understand the value we deliver to their members and their bottom line. Dave has 20 years of experience evaluating and designing solutions for healthcare-related financial risks, and has worked for several large payers and global consulting firms. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

Jennifer Danielson SVP, Chief Growth Officer, Collective Health
Marianne Holt Director, Client Success, Collective Health

Marianne Holt
Director, Client Success, Collective Health
Marianne is our Director of Client Success for our Enterprise market. Prior to joining Collective Health, Marianne spent the past 20 years managing global benefits at some of the most innovative, high-growth and people-first companies in the world, including Lululemon, Uber, and Salesforce. She also has the credentials of being one of the earliest employer adopters of Collective Health back in 2015. She joined Collective Health to help drive the mission forward in simplifying healthcare for both members and employers.

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Michael Nikunen VP of Strategic Sales and Consultant Relations, Collective Health
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Michael Nikunen
VP of Strategic Sales and Consultant Relations, Collective Health
Michael Nikunen has an extensive career in insurance, broking and consulting in the health and benefits business. Prior to Collective Health, he spent over 30 years in consulting, most recently leading the Pacific Northwest region for Mercer, and prior to that with Willis Towers Watson. Michael specializes in helping large, complex organizations solve their most challenging people reward issues, with particular focus in health care benefits. He holds a B.S. in history/political science from the University of Nebraska.

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Pike Sowle Senior Product Manager, Collective Health
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Pike Sowle
Senior Product Manager, Collective Health
Pike is a Senior Product Manager in Collective Health’s Member Experience group. Pike is the primary product manager for Collective Health’s cost transparency and provider finder tools, among other responsibilities. Pike has a passion for building features that directly contribute to empowering members to take control of their health care experience and spending. Prior to joining Collective Health in June of 2021, Pike spent 15 years in the financial services industry, leading operations teams and building trading software.

Event Sponsors

Lyra_Logo_MarineBlue_RGB Lyra Health is the leader in Workforce Mental Health innovation that utilizes exclusive global network, concierge member experience and proactive workforce transformation to bring about positive impact for people and organizations. Leading employers partner with Lyra to deliver tailored, value-driven mental health benefits to their people.
Progyny_RGB@2x Progyny is a leading fertility and family building benefits solution for self and fully insured organizations, serving populations in the US, Canada and globally. Through our value-based benefits plan design, concierge member support, and large, actively managed network of top fertility providers, our members are able to pursue the most effective treatment the first time and achieve optimal clinical outcomes in a cost-efficient manner. This results in faster time to pregnancy, fewer miscarriages, and healthier singleton births, and reduced high-risk maternity and NICU expenses. Progyny is proud to generate life-changing outcomes for its 4M members and savings for over 265 employer clients.
Headspace Health Headspace Health is a leading provider of mental health and wellbeing solutions, touching the lives of over 100 million people in 190 countries. Through our flagship Headspace brand, we provide mindfulness tools for everyday life, including meditations, sleepcasts, mindful movement, and focus exercises. Our enterprise brands, Headspace for Work and Ginger, are distributed through over 3,500 enterprises, including Starbucks, Adobe, Delta Air Lines, and Paramount; and through health plans such as Cigna. Our members and enterprise partners’ employees have access to mindfulness and meditation tools, CBT, coaching, therapy, and psychiatry, ultimately helping them to be healthier and more productive. To learn more about Headspace Health and our family of brands, visit
Amazon_Care_logo_RGB Amazon Care combines the best of virtual and in-person care to deliver a patient-centric experience. Patients can use the Amazon Care app to access on-demand urgent and primary care via in-app messaging and video. In select locations, a nurse can be dispatched to a patient’s home when in-person care is needed.
hinge_health_horizontal_full_color Hinge Health is building the world’s most patient-centered Digital Musculoskeletal (MSK) Clinic™. It is now the leading Digital MSK Clinic, used by four in five employers and 90% of health plans with a digital MSK solution. Hinge Health reduces MSK pain, surgeries, and opioid use by pairing advanced wearable sensors and computer vision technology with a comprehensive clinical care team of physical therapists, physicians, and board-certified health coaches. The company launched a nationally accessible Women’s Pelvic Health program to address the unique MSK needs of women. Hinge Health’s HingeConnect integrates with 1 million + in-person providers and enables real-time interventions for elective MSK surgeries, driving proven medical claims reduction. Available to millions of members, Hinge Health is widely trusted by leading organizations, including Land O’Lakes, L.L. Bean, Salesforce, Self-Insured Schools of California, Southern Company, State of New Jersey, US Foods, and Verizon. Learn more at

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