Amwell Extends Technology Leadership Team
New executives bring more than 40 years combined experience delivering innovation and enterprise platform design
September 14, 2022 – Amwell® (NYSE: AMWL), a digital care delivery leader, today announced the appointments of Vaughn Paunovich to the role of Executive Vice President, Enterprise Platforms, and Matthew McAllister to Chief Product Officer. Vaughn will oversee technological delivery and innovation, including for Converge™, Amwell’s enterprise-grade digital care delivery platform, and Matthew will join Vaughn’s leadership team with responsibility for product management and design.
“We are experiencing a time of great transformation for Amwell and for our industry. Customers today no longer want to buy features. They want a partner who can assimilate deep knowledge, experience, and interoperable technology to solve for their current and future digital aspirations,” said Roy Schoenberg, CEO, Amwell. “As we complete some of the most strategic aspects of the build-out of Converge, our digital care delivery platform, we are excited to have Vaughn and Matthew join our executive team. Both bring unparalleled experience leading digital transformation initiatives for some of the world’s leading health and technology companies and will contribute meaningfully to our rapid innovation, working in partnership with our customers to deliver the best-in-class, future-ready experiences they desire.”
Vaughn has extensive experience leading platform design and product management and has a proven track record directing large scale transformation efforts for prominent Fortune 500 companies. He joins Amwell from UnitedHealth Group where he held a variety of leadership roles, including serving as the senior vice president of OptumLabs and the chief information officer for both OptumHealth and OptumCare.
“Healthcare is changing rapidly, and organizations are struggling amid workforce shortages, financial constraints and demands for better outcomes,” said Vaughn Paunovich, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Platforms, Amwell. “I believe in the unique approach Amwell is taking to empower and enable healthcare’s key stakeholders with an industry-leading, comprehensive digital infrastructure platform. Amwell is well positioned as a powerful change agent to define and drive the future of digital healthcare.”
Matthew comes to Amwell after more than twelve years at Amazon, where he held various roles leading product, UX design, engineering, marketing and analytics teams. He brings to Amwell a background in creating innovative and intuitive software products and strategic initiatives that have consistently addressed critical user needs and achieved key business objectives.
“The benefit of digital healthcare offerings extends so far beyond the convenience of video calls with a clinician. Amwell is incredibly well-positioned to solve longstanding industry pain points through the innovative use of technology with our revolutionary new Converge platform,” said Matthew McAllister, Chief Product Officer, Amwell. “I am inspired by Amwell’s mission, and excited to lead this world-class product and design organization as we continue advancing the experience to ensure all patients, members and clinicians are able to seamlessly access high-quality, cost-effective healthcare from anywhere.”
Amwell is a leading digital care delivery platform in the United States and globally, connecting and enabling providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. Amwell believes that digital care delivery will transform healthcare. The Company offers a single, comprehensive platform to support all digital health needs from urgent to acute and post-acute care, as well as chronic care management and healthy living. With over a decade of experience, Amwell powers digital health solutions for over 2,000 hospitals and 55 health plan partners with over 36,000 employers, covering over 80 million lives. For more information, please visit https://business.amwell.com/.
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