Vitality Group, a global health and wellness company committed to making people healthier, announced that Jenny Carrillo, PhD, has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Health Solutions. Dr. Carrillo will lead Vitality’s expansion into partnerships with health plans, providers and other ancillary health services.
“We’re thrilled to have Dr. Carrillo join our team to accelerate the growth of our U.S. health plan and provider business,” said Tanya Little, Chief Growth Officer for Vitality. “With more than 20 million members in 29 markets, Vitality has demonstrated its ability to engage individuals and improve their health habits. We look forward to leveraging our behavior change and incentive design expertise to help US health plans improve member health outcomes and plan performance.”
Known for her work in healthcare technology and efforts to achieve health equity by removing barriers that contribute to health disparities, Dr. Carrillo previously served as the Vice President of Health Plan Solutions at Amwell.
Trained as a clinical psychologist, she has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, spanning from academia to executive roles in strategy, sales, marketing, external affairs, and cross-functional integration. Dr. Carrillo has contributed to publications and panels, speaking extensively about achieving health equity, and served on various boards. Her distinctions include an NIH National Research Service Award, Yale 100 Delegation to China, and Fellow of the Connecticut Health Foundation. She received her PhD from Yale University and was a consultant with McKinsey & Co.
“I’m inspired by technologies that improve global health and am excited to contribute to Vitality Group’s mission to make people healthier,” said Dr. Carrillo. “We know changing systems and human behavior are challenges we must address to improve outcomes and achieve health equity. Vitality Group’s scientific and collaborative approach to engaging people in improving their health is critical to achieving this as we extend across the U.S. healthcare ecosystem.”