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Associate Director - Disruptive Technology

Humana
Boston, MA 02133
Description Healthcare technology is evolving at an amazing rate and Humana is the place you want to work if you are interested in improving healthcare experiences, reducing cost and solving complex problems. Join our highly talented team and help us utilize disruptive technologies to change healthcare. Our goal is not to experiment for the sake of experiment but instead to embrace a learning culture that seeks to determine what emerging technologies make sense for Humana and find ways to bring those technologies to life within Humana and potentially across the broader industry.This leader is responsible for the strategy, target identification, market intelligence, business case justification, and the development of piloting, simulation and market - testing capabilities that would enable the evaluation of emerging technologies for future Humana solutions. Disruptive technologies could include healthcare industry breakthroughs such as artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, blockchain, virtual reality, etc. The scope of this role will include bringing in ideas from the outside, specifically identifying companies who are developing bots and applications that will increase the power and utility of existing technology platforms available to Humana.First and foremost, the deliverables of this new position should directly benefit Humana by advancing the health and well-being of our members. These healthcare solutions can encompass a range of technologies including a focus on internet of things, digital healthcare, virtual care, telehealth, remote patient monitoring, and patient engagement. Responsibilities + Evolve and exercise innovation framework that enables Tech-Driven approach to promote technology advancements and business ideas through Proof-of-Concept stage. + Create an innovation roadmap, fueled by internal concepts and / or external, third party technology partners, which could significantly increase the power and utility of Humanas platform solutions. + Drive market sensing and maintain an internal knowledgebase of novel technologies through the identification of relevant emerging technology trends and white space opportunities. + Establish market research and product testing mechanisms to test and validate product - market fit for new technologies via piloting, simulation and by leveraging both Humanas strong industry presence. + Develop, aggregate and share technology research that informs senior leadership on key emerging trends to inform strategy and future investments. + Explore, evaluate and recommend new open innovation efforts for Humana, e.g., developer incubation, an emerging - technology seedling fund, intrapreneurship training, hackathons, industry x - prizes, etc. + Develop and share point of view artifacts on emerging technologies that inform decisions on where and how to focus future efforts. + Create value to Humana by introducing vendors delivering innovative and disruptive capabilities to business & tech stakeholders. + Develop the business case for new technology solutions based upon thorough understanding of customer needs, market dynamics and trends, market intelligence and the capabilities and potential of the two strategic partners people, channel, data and technology assets. + Work closely alongside technology partners solution architects and engineers to develop use cases and create new solutions that may then lead to early / rapid prototyping. + Interact with Humana SMEs and relevant Humana business unit personnel to understand current product offerings, roadmaps and product visions while welcoming further ideation and feedback. + Transition market tested new technology solutions and prototypes to Humana product management for in - market testing and later commercialization, as appropriate. Required Qualifications + 5+ years of experience working with innovation focused firms or startup ventures + Strong technical aptitude and track record of embracing and implementing emerging technologies + Proven ability to clearly communicate complex technologies to a non-technical audience + Strong storytelling and presentation skills to communicate use cases, market opportunities, implications and risk + Proven personal networking and interpersonal skills that open doors to partnership and strategic relationships + BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience Preferred Qualifications + Experience with Healthcare or Financial Industries and technical solutions + Participation/Experience with Open Source efforts + MBA/MEng in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience Scheduled Weekly Hours 40 About Us Mission: At Humana, our cultural foundation is aligned to helping members achieve their best health by delivering personalized, simplified, whole-person healthcare experiences. Recognizing healthcare needs continue to evolve for each person, for each family and for each community, Humana continuously creates innovative solutions and resources that help people live their healthiest lives on their terms when and where they need it. Our employees are at the heart of making this happen and thats why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first. Equal Opportunity Employer It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status, except where age, sex, or physical status is a bona fide occupational qualification. View the EEO is the Law poster. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact mailbox_tas_recruit@humana.com for assistance. Humana Safety and Security Humana will never ask, nor require a candidate provide money for work equipment and network access during the application process. If you become aware of any instances where you as a candidate are asked to provide information and do not believe it is a legitimate request from Humana or affiliate, please contact mailbox_tas_recruit@humana.com to validate the request. California Residents If you are a California resident and would like to review our California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Policy click here: CA Resident Privacy Policy <>

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Posted: 2020-09-23 Expires: 2020-11-22

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