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Staff VP AI Technology & Strategy

  • Job Family: IFT > IT Tech Strategy
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Anticipated End Date:
  • Reference: JR104826





Location: Within 50 miles of a Pulse Point location.

Strong preference to CA, IL, NYC, GA, IN


As an exceptional thought leader in applied AI, you will be responsible for overseeing the AI strategic initiatives that optimize the value of artificial intelligence across the enterprise; enabling multiple business needs including improving service; and driving adoption of AI and analytics across enterprise.

The Staff VP AI Technology & Strategy will be the delivery lead as well as lead the dedicated AI leads aligned to each line of business.

Other duties performed but not limited to: 

  • Deploy AI models to production, and when required, integrating with organizations core systems including but not limited to commercial claims, membership, provider, and product systems.   

  • Accountable for ensuring AI experiments/models align with enterprise value priorities and are deployable.  

  • Engage with business and technical executives and other leaders/SMEs to socialize AI, model integrations, and/or model deployments. 

  • Focus on transforming Elevance Health business process through partnership, development, and delivery of AI solutions.

  • Provides leadership in motivating teams to accomplish AI goals and objectives.

  • Supervise the work to democratize AI, leveraging our dedicated AI leads aligned to each line of business. 

  • Direct interdisciplinary AI teams to develop value aligned models and ensure alignment with organizational metrics.  

  • Implements the policies, practices, and procedures of the company and Information Technology organization.

  • Have fiscal responsibility for IT budgets.  

  • Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates performance of direct reports.

Position Requirements:

Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 15 years of IT leadership experience, with 8 years’ experience in large enterprises leading multiple delivery teams, large code bases, high transactional based systems, large program leader experience ($100M+) including but not limited to business case development through final implementation; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:

  • Strategic Experience developing platform based AI frameworks and identify new high value opportunities. 

  • Technical Expert: hands on experience developing state of the art AI capabilities, including large language models.

  • Experience leading large teams and portfolio: Global AI and Gen AI experience solving technical challenges to support AI delivery, thought leadership and scalable solutions to drive business impact. 

  • Implementation experience: Proven experience with large scale implementation of AI solutions and complex projects.

  • Payer commercial systems experience in claims, product, provider, and/or membership.

  • AI Advocacy Champion: storyteller and advocate to promote AI with business leaders across the organization.

  • Strong technical, execution, and relationship management experience.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $203,600 to $366,480.00

Locations:  California; Colorado; Hawaii; Nevada; New York; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company.  The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws .

* The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Corporate Title: Staff VP AI Technology


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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