Michael Weissel

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Group Executive Vice President

Mike Weissel joined Optum in 2013 as executive vice president and CEO of the Consumer Solutions Group.  The Consumer Solutions Group provides solutions to help sponsors improve population health and consumers to take better control of their health care needs. 

Prior to joining Optum, Weissel was with leading international management consulting firm Oliver Wyman for 17 years. He founded Oliver Wyman’s Health & Life Sciences practice in 2007, and served as managing partner and global leader for that practice until 2013. He also held a variety of roles for Marsh & McLennan, Oliver Wyman’s parent company, related to leading cross-company collaboration focused on the health care space. Weissel has provided strategic leadership on a wide range of issues for health care system participants, with a specific emphasis on payers, health services and enablement companies. He has deep industry experience in health care reform, exchange and distribution strategies, value-based healthcare, customer and account management activities and organizational transformation. Prior to Oliver Wyman, Weissel was a Certified Public Accountant and associate partner at Price Waterhouse.

Weissel has been widely published on a variety of health care-related topics in leading journals, including Harvard Business Review. He holds an MBA from Duke University and a BA from the University of Massachusetts.