Scot Ward

Chief Information Officer

The Data Maestro

Scot is the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for the company’s technology and analytics. He has over 25 years of experience as a leader with a wide variety of companies across the healthcare space.

Prior to joining Upward Health, Scot served as the SVP of Analytics at CareSource, where he reorganized and centralized the data analytics function across the enterprise. He has also held a senior leadership role with Navvis where he stood up a state-of-the-art clinical command center, was the Chief Administrative Officer at Corizon Health, and the SVP of Business Intelligence and CIO at NaviHealth. Earlier in his career, he led Analytics for Centene, Accordant Health Services, and Independent Health. Scot has a passion for developing innovative solutions to improve healthcare processes and outcomes. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Economics from the University of Buffalo, specializing in Mathematics and Game Theory.

When Scot isn’t immersed in data and trying to predict the unpredictable, he is probably traveling the world with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys playing guitar and spending time with his dogs, Cooper and Stella.