Jaja Okigwe is CEO of Seattle-based First Choice Health.Serving in this role since 2018, Jaja has presidedover its renewal as a modern health benefit company.Over the course of a 25+ year career in which hehas advised companies across multiple industry sectorsand in several countries, Jaja has developed aunique perspective on the U.S. healthcare system,with a focus on simplification and appropriatetechnology.
As an imaginative thinker, Jaja has held key leadershiproles including leading strategic planning andinnovation for Premera Blue Cross, a health plan basedin Washington with two million members; anddeveloping products and partnerships for a divisionof McKesson Corporation, presently #6 on theFortune 500.
Jaja is fluent in French, Spanish and English; anaspiring author; an avid cyclist; and a supporterofimmigrants’ rights, adoption and youth soccer.
Jaja received his undergraduate degree from HarvardCollege and an MBA from HEC Paris.
Speaking at these upcoming events:
- Benefit Design Strategies Summit
March 3 – 4, 2022 • Dallas, TX