Paul Emerson

President, Hospital Services Division


Paul Emerson is responsible for the strategy, execution, growth and delivery for all elements of Optum360 hospital products and services. Previously, Emerson served as chief operations officer, ensuring processes and infrastructure-supported growth and client needs. 

Prior to joining Optum360, Emerson served as chief financial officer for OptumInsight and OptumHealth. His areas of responsibility included accounting and reporting, budgeting, financial planning and analysis, regulatory, investments and business risk management.

Emerson’s previous experience includes vice president of finance for Cardiac Science, a global manufacturer and distributor of cardiac-related medical devices. He also served health care clients as part of Arthur Andersen’s audit and business advisory practice.