Keynote J. Nwando Olayiwola

J. Nwando Olayiwola

Chief Health Equity Officer & Senior Vice President | Humana

Dr. Olayiwola is a preeminent physician executive leader, internationally renowned for her expertise in health equity, primary care transformation, and technology-driven healthcare solutions. As the Chief Health Equity Officer & SVP for Humana, she leads nationwide efforts to tackle health disparities and implement innovative programs for marginalized populations, while also serving as an Adjunct Professor at The Ohio State University. Dr. Olayiwola's groundbreaking work, recognized through prestigious honors and publications, reflects her unwavering commitment to increasing access to care and empowering minority women professionals.

Karen Schulte

Karen Schulte

President of Medicare Division | SCAN Health Plan

Karen Schulte is the President of SCAN Group's Medicare Division, overseeing the expansion of SCAN's Medicare business and the performance of SCAN Health Plan in existing markets. With extensive leadership experience within the organization from 2006 to 2016, she later served as Chief Operating Officer of CareMore and Aspire Health, an Elevance Affiliate. Karen returned to SCAN in 2021 as Senior Vice President of Network Management, playing a key role in SCAN's growth, network management, and the launch of Embrace, SCAN's Institutional Special Needs Plan (ISNP). She holds a master's degree in health administration from the University of Southern California and serves as an Independent Board Member of Sitka Health, contributing to community health initiatives through the YMCA Health Strategies Task Force.