Chris Butler

HealthCare Executive

Mr. Butler is Chairman of the Board of NaviNet, America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network. He also serves on several other boards including Independence Blue Cross (IBC), Corporate Call Center, Inc., Healthrageous and the Devereux Foundation. Mr. Butler is an advisor to healthcare technology organizations and wellness programs, and also acts as an advisor to Health Advocate. Mr. Butler formerly served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Independence Blue Cross, one of the largest health insurance carriers in the nation with over three million members. As COO, he was responsible for leading IBC’s sales and marketing, contracting and provider networks, medical management, operations, information technology, pharmacy, government programs as well as serving as Chairman of most of IBC’s subsidiaries. Mr. Butler retired from IBC in July 2010 after a 35-year career with three different Blue Cross Blue Shield plans.