Tunde Sotunde, MD

President and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

Dr. Sotunde is President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. Blue Cross NC is North Carolina’s largest insurer and provides coverage to more than 3.7 million members across all 100 counties. During his career, Dr. Sotunde has worked closely with health care providers, consumers, employers, brokers, policymakers, state and federal regulators to navigate complex changes and lead health transformation across both public and private sectors. In his previous role, Dr. Sotunde served as the President, overseeing Anthem’s Medicaid and related state government business across 23 states and the District of Columbia with 7.3 million members and $33 billion in revenue, where he drove a 13 percent membership increase in enrollment over a two-year period. Dr. Sotunde is a graduate of University of Ibadan College of Medicine in Nigeria and Howard University’s Hospital Residency Program in Pediatrics. He earned an Executive MBA at the University of Memphis and studied health care management at the Wharton School of Business.