Management

  • Scott Flanders

    Scott N. Flanders

    Chief Executive Officer and Board Member.

    Scott Flanders has served as Chief Executive Officer of eHealth, Inc. since May 2016 and as a director since February 2008. Prior to joining eHealth as CEO, Mr. Flanders served as the chief executive officer of Playboy Enterprises, Inc., a media and lifestyle company from 2009 until May 2016, and continues to serve as a member of its board of directors. Previously, Mr. Flanders served as the president and chief executive officer of Freedom Communications, Inc., a privately-owned media company, from January 2006 to June 2009, and as a member of its board of directors from 2001 to 2009. From 1999 to July 2005, Mr. Flanders served as the chairman and chief executive officer of Columbia House Company, a direct marketer of music and video products, which was acquired by Bertelsmann AG in July 2005. Mr. Flanders holds a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Colorado and a J.D. from Indiana University. He is also a certified public accountant.

  • Dave Francis

    Dave Francis

    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

    Dave Francis has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since July 2016. Prior to joining eHealth, Mr. Francis served as managing director, equity research at RBC Capital Markets from November 2013 to July 2016. From 2007 to October 2013, he served as managing partner of The JAAG Group/JAAG Research, a healthcare/technology consulting and research firm founded by Mr. Francis. Previously, Mr. Francis was managing director and co-head of Healthcare Equity Research at Jefferies & Co., and has over 25 years of capital markets experience in the health care and technology industries. Mr. Francis holds a B.S. degree in economics with concentrations in finance and management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Ian Kalin

    Ian Kalin

    Chief Data Officer.

    Ian Kalin serves as eHealth's Chief Data Officer. He joined the company in March of 2017. Mr Kalin oversees all data services for eHealth, leads the company's data sciences practice, and leverages business intelligence to improve operations. Before coming to eHealth, Mr Kalin was the U.S. Department of Commerce's first Chief Data Officer. His data experience also includes roles as a Presidential Innovation Fellow for the Department of Energy, the Director of Open Data for Socrata, and as a Special Data Consultant for Google. He was also a Managing Director for Power Advocate and started his career in the U.S. Navy where he served as a Nuclear Engineer and as a Counter Terrorism Officer. Mr. Kalin holds degrees from Georgetown University and Old Dominion University and was also awarded the Robert Seamans Fellowship from Harvard Kennedy School for leadership in technology and public policy. Mr. Kalin lives in San Francisco where he is a volunteer for civic and educational organizations.

  • Jeff Bernstein

    Jeff Bernstein

    Senior Vice President, Provider Initiatives.

    Jeff Bernstein has served as Senior Vice President, Provider Initiatives since May 2017, leading the company's development of end-to-end enrollment solutions and platforms for hospital systems and other medical care providers. Mr Bernstein joined eHealth in 2013 and previously served as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Bernstein came to eHealth from Universal McCann, where he led the San Francisco office and oversaw accounts for leading brand-name clients. Prior to Universal McCann, Mr. Bernstein was the co-founder and chief marketing officer of the PBJS Advertising Agency, where he headed marketing, sales and PBJS's online advertising business. PBJS was sold to the Publicis Group in 2008. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bernstein worked for the Microsoft Corporation where he served as director of MSN ad product planning and industry development. Mr. Bernstein started his career at BBDO NY where he co-founded the BBDO Interactive Group (later to become Atmosphere). Mr. Bernstein holds a B.A. in political science from Miami University.

  • Robert S. Hurley

    Robert S. Hurley

    Executive Vice President, Sales and Operations.

    Robert Hurley has served as Executive Vice President, Sales and Operations since November 2015. In this role, Mr. Hurley is responsible for Sales and Operations for the company's individual and family plan business, Medicare and Small Business and related business opportunities. Mr. Hurley also oversees the company's relationships with health insurance carrier partners and the company's customer care center operations. Prior to becoming Executive Vice President, Sales and Operations, Mr. Hurley served as eHealth's Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations since March of 2011. Prior to this role, he had served as Senior Vice President of Carrier Relations since May 2007 and Vice President of Strategic Initiatives since September 2003, where-in he was responsible for our public and government relations activities. From April 1999 to September 2003, Mr. Hurley served as Vice President of Customer Care and managed the operations of the company's customer care center. Prior to joining eHealth, Mr. Hurley served as Associate Vice President of Sales and Operations for the consumer business segment at Health Net, Inc., a managed health care company. Mr. Hurley holds a B.A. degree in law and society from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

  • John Desser

    John Desser

    Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy.

    John Desser is the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy at eHealth, where he manages day-to-day operations of eHealth's health care policy and government relations work in Washington, D.C. Mr. Desser has over 25 years of experience working in government affairs and public policy. Prior to eHealth, he was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). While at HHS, Mr. Desser led the George W. Bush administration's "Affordable Choices" initiative to extend basic, affordable health insurance to the uninsured. Desser also managed the health care practice at Jefferson Government Relations, LLC, and played a key role in the creation of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Mr. Desser also worked as a health policy advisor and aide for former U.S. Representative Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Senator John McCain (R-AZ). He is a founder and board member of the Council for Affordable Health Coverage, a founding board member of the Association for Web Based Health Insurance Brokers, and serves on the board of the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicine.

  • Rena Lane

    Rena Lane

    Senior Vice President, Human Resources.

    Rena Lane brings to eHealth more than 20 years of experience providing progressive human resources leadership to companies during all stages of development and global organizational growth. She joined the company in 2013 and leads eHealth's Human Resources and Facilities teams across all functions and sites. Previously, she was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Palm as they grew to become a $1.5 billion consumer products company. Before that, Ms. Lane was the first Vice President of Human Resources at WebEx, and earlier was the VP for HR & Administration at MIPS at the time of its IPO. During an eleven year period prior to that, she held roles leading talent acquisition and development, global total rewards, and international human resources at SGI as they grew from start-up to multi-billions in revenue. She started her career with ExxonMobil's high-technology mergers and acquisitions team in New York. Ms. Lane holds a Master's degree in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

  • Seth Teich

    Seth Teich

    Senior Vice President, Business & Corporate Development.

    Seth Teich joined eHealth as Senior Vice President of Business and Corporate Development in May 2017. Mr. Teich came to the company from Castlight Health, where he served as Vice President of Financial and Corporate Planning. He also served in various Senior Analyst roles in the health care sector for several firms, including Balyasny Asset Management L.P.; Spring Point Capital, LLC; Apex Capital, LLC; Wachovia Securities; and Bank of America Securities. Mr. Teich graduated from Cornell University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and is a chartered financial analyst. Mr. Teich is also on the Board of Trustees for the California State Parks Foundation.

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