Sam K. Srivastava

CEO, Magellan Healthcare

As chief executive officer of Magellan Healthcare, Sam Srivastava strives to improve the health and affordability of complex populations through clinical innovation driven by advanced analytics and agile technology. He leads the strategy, product development, operations, growth and profitability of Magellan Healthcare. Srivastava also provides enterprise leadership over strategy, marketing, communications, government affairs and the Magellan Cares Foundation.

Prior to joining Magellan, Srivastava worked at Cigna where he was president of the national and senior business segments. He had executive management responsibility for strategic planning, business operations, growth and financial performance for these segments, which serve approximately 18 million individuals. Srivastava also lead strategy and business development, where he was instrumental in the acquisition of HealthSpring, a Medicare Advantage health plan and MSO practice management company, and the strategic partnership with CatamaranRx, a pharmacy benefits manager.

Previously, Srivastava held executive leadership positions in the commercial, senior, low-income and disabled population business segments at UnitedHealth Group and HealthNet. He has also served as a management consultant in the United States and internationally, driving the integration of delivery systems and supporting providers, health plans and governments in managing population health.

Srivastava graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in medical science and humanities, and completed graduate work at Yale University in healthcare management and policy. He sits on numerous advisory boards, including the Yale School of Public Health. He is married to Dr. Lisbet Lundsberg, an epidemiologist at the Yale School of Medicine, and resides in Wilton, Conn. with their four daughters.