Craig Samitt, M.D., MBA

As president and chief executive officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Dr. Craig E. Samitt oversees the state’s first and largest health plan.

An internal medicine physician by training, Dr. Samitt has worked across multiple health care sectors. His senior leadership experience includes serving as executive vice president at Anthem, Inc.; partner and global provider practice leader at Oliver Wyman; president and CEO of HealthCare Partners; and president and CEO of Dean Health System Inc., in Madison, Wisconsin.

Dr. Samitt holds an undergraduate degree from Tufts University, a medical degree from Columbia University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.