Guest professor in Management
Operating Partner, Cambia Health Solutions
Ben Albert is an established healthcare technology executive and entrepreneur with considerable product and general management expertise. In his current role as operating partner with Cambia Health Solutions, Albert is responsible for accelerating Cambia’s investments which are focused on transforming health care so that it is both economically sustainable and person-focused, while looking for new strategic business opportunities supportive of the mission.
Prior to joining Cambia, Albert was the founder and chief executive officer of Care Team Connect Inc., a Chicago-based health care technology firm that enabled efficient and high quality care management across various providers, caregivers and health plans. Albert founded Care Team Connect after experiencing disjointed care for his chronically ill grandparents in late 2008. When the company was acquired by The Advisory Board Company in 2013, Albert was asked to serve as executive director of Population Health. He served in this role until his recent hire at Cambia.
Before starting Care Team Connect Inc., Albert spent five years in various executive-level positions at PatientKeeper Inc. and was a vice president and general manager of Institution Products at Data Harbor Inc. Albert also served as an advisor to Airstrip Technologies in their early stages.
Albert holds a master’s degree in business administration in entrepreneurship from the University of Illinois-Chicago and his B.A. from Western Michigan University.