Chief Executive Officer
Jovan Willford is an accomplished leader known for innovation and transformation, with deep experience in technology-enabled services, clinical processes, and data sciences.
Previously, Jovan served as the Chief Executive Officer and on the Board of Directors of Healthgrades and subsequently Mercury Healthcare, with a unique focus on predictive capabilities to power consumer and patient engagement in the provider market.
In addition, Jovan spent nearly a decade in executive roles at IQVIA, a Fortune 300 company, providing advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services across the life sciences industry. During his tenure, Jovan led the merger strategy and integration between Quintiles/IMS Health bringing innovative data sciences to clinical processes; led the clinical functional service provider business across 72 countries; was a founding member of the real-world evidence team in the U.S. and Asia-Pacific; and has led commercialization teams around the world. Jovan is also an Independent Director of DNAnexus, a leading provider of multi-omic data management and collaboration solutions.
Jovan holds an MBA from the University of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management with majors in strategy, managerial economics, and international business. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.