Chief Technology Officer
Pushpendu Pal is a results-oriented executive with a proven record of innovative leadership, successful problem-solving capability and exceeding goals. He has extensive knowledge in all aspects of technology and experience in developing IT strategy required to support business through hyper growth and transformation. He comes to Ensemble with over 30 years of experience demonstrating accountability, collaboration and tenacity in delivering results.
Pal joins Ensemble from CVS/Caremark, the pharmacy benefit manager for CVS Health, where he most recently served as Chief Information Officer (CIO). As CIO, he managed the IT organization in supporting the hypergrowth the PBM division experienced. During this period, the revenue of the division grew from $45B to $140B+, while IT costs remained flat and performance and availability improved to 99.98%. Before CVS Health, he served as CTO for Hewitt Associates (now Alight Services), which included the data center, infrastructure and security operations. He also served as Vice President and CTO of Anthem (Blue Cross Blue Shield for 14 states), where he was responsible for business strategy, growth and innovative product development as the company grew organically and through mergers and acquisitions.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in India and an MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Chicago.