Glen Schuster

by Rachad Davis

May 10, 2017

Consultant, former CTO at Centene Corp

Glen is a Senior Healthcare Technology Executive with nearly 25 years of experience in Information Technology. He focuses on the strategic use of technology and data to build successful businesses. Glen has been successful in tackling high-threat business situations, turning around failed strategy and performance, and applying technology solutions to produce significant revenue and market growth.  He is highly regarded as an innovative leader, with the vision to create forward-looking technologies in a rapidly changing environment.

Most recently, Glen spent over a decade as the Chief Technology Officer of Centene Corporation, managing the organization’s growth from $1B in revenue to its status as a Fortune 100 company with over $40B in annual revenue and more than 30,000 employees.  At Centene, Glen led the change in Information Technology from a back-office asset to a differentiated front-line asset. He implemented care management solutions, best-in-class analytic capabilities, and competitive clinical technologies that helped Centene become the nation’s leader in low-income and government-sponsored healthcare.

Prior to Centene, Glen was a Senior Executive with Accenture Corporation where he led the delivery of complex solutions and large-scale IT transformation projects in Fortune 100 organizations such as United Health Group, Walgreens and Deluxe Corporation.  At Accenture, Glen was known for leading high-performing teams developing and implementing technologies that improved client performance in business development, marketing, operations and customer service.

Complementing Glen’s experience is an educational background including an Executive MBA from Washington University in Saint Louis and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Glen is now an independent consultant working with both established and start-up companies in the healthcare industry. He is a frequent speaker at industry and technology conferences, and serves as an advisor and mentor to entrepreneurs and start-up organizations. Glen serves on several non-profit and corporate boards.   He currently lives in St. Louis with his wife and three sons.