Kevin Riley

Experienced HealthTech CEO in Ponte Vedra, FL

Kevin Riley is a senior executive with 25+ years of healthcare and life sciences technology experience. He is a proven CEO and product leader, launching many businesses to market with competitive differentiation and authentic customer value. Riley is a strategist, technologist, and architect of an award-winning healthcare business development methodology (modelH). He holds a Master of Business in entrepreneurship and marketing from Rice University.

Kevin's entrepreneurial spirit, executive acumen, and business model innovation are at the core of his professional journey. He has effectively applied his skills and experiences to start-ups and global enterprises, consistently demonstrating his ability to lead and transform. As the CEO of a turnaround Care Management company, he recently showcased his talent by transforming a legacy on-premise application into a thriving value-based care enablement Cloud company. At Salesforce, he oversaw all healthcare and life sciences products and customers, a $4.5B market. Before that, he built and managed two business units (healthcare & government) at Vlocity, taking them from nascency to acquisition by Salesforce for $2B. He has spearheaded several national retail health start-ups and founded GuideWell Health, serving as its CEO. He was also the Chief Innovation Officer of Florida Blue (a BCBS health plan), a $12B business.

As a leader, Riley is known to roll up his sleeves and work in the details while never losing sight of the big picture. Riley is also a published author on innovation in healthcare. He spends his free time teaching others to apply rapid product development and business model agility.

Kevin Riley’s success can be attributed to his strategic thinking and problem-solving skills. He is adept at healthcare financing, human-centered design, decision architecture, and agile delivery. This unique blend of skills allows him to manage day-to-day operations while keeping his focus on the bigger picture. He leverages AI, technology, and process engineering to create operational efficiencies that drive business growth. His track record of success is a testament to his ability to navigate complex environments and deliver results. He has a 100% CEO rating on Glassdoor.

  • Work
    • Experienced HealthTech CEO
  • Education
    • Rice University
    • Sam Houston State University