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Cogitativo Continues Expansion of Leadership Team

BERKELEY, Calif., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cogitativo, a Data Science as a Service (DSaaS) company dedicated to the healthcare industry has announced the addition of a Chief Technology Officer to the organization.

"Health plans continue to struggle with evolving business models, regulatory change, and the unknown stakeholder behaviors that may be influencing their business," stated Gary Velasquez, President and CEO. "Through the use of data science, Cogitativo identifies the "unknown unknowns", which has helped some of the nation's largest health plans operate with a more crystallized view of how to improve their performance. With the growth of our company, it was the right time to complement our existing leadership team."

Bill Maimone has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer and will be responsible for leading Cogitativo's technology infrastructure, data management, and software engineering organizations.  Mr. Maimone has held numerous senior leadership positions for companies including Anaplan, SalesForce, and Oracle. He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he earned his Master of Science degree as well as two Bachelor's degrees, one in computer science and the other in journalism.

"The healthcare industry needs a more nimble, thoughtful technology approach to artificial intelligence, in turn requiring the right infrastructure to support it," stated Maimone. "I am pleased to join a transformational company like Cogitativo, and to drive the continued deployment of cloud services to provide greater cost and quality transparency to health care."

"We are pleased to have an exceptional technologist like Bill join the Cogitativo team," commented Velasquez. "As Cogitativo continues to grow and demonstrate its unique capabilities; we expect to attract additional other world-class technologists and industry experts to join our mission of reducing complexity and opacity in the U.S. healthcare system."

About Cogitativo

Based in Berkeley, California, Cogitativo is a mission-driven machine learning, data curation and technology company that helps healthcare organizations extract value from public and proprietary data sources needed to improve the U.S. health system. Cogitativo's proven machine learning platform helps clients reduce their levels of epistemic opacity while improving efficiency and lowering the cost of healthcare for more than 35 million health plan members. For more information about Cogitativo and its mission, visit


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Last Updated: 31-Jul-2018