Robert Musslewhite 

Chief Executive Officer


Robert Musslewhite serves as CEO of Optum360. He joined Optum in November 2017 following the acquisition of the Advisory Board Company where he was appointed CEO in 2008 and chairman in 2013. 

Prior to his role with Optum360, he served as CEO and president of Optum Analytics, and CEO of Advisory Board Research. Currently, Musslewhite oversees both Optum360 and Optum Analytics.

Under his leadership, The Advisory Board Company more than quadrupled in size, expanding its best-practice research foundation into analytics and technology. The organization served nearly every hospital and health system in the United States, as well as many life sciences companies, health plans and international provider organizations. 

The Advisory Board Company became the partner of choice for health systems — collaborating with them to attract, retain and engage patients by offering the care they need; deliver the highest standard of care by instituting and consistently following proven protocols; and drive reimbursement to maintain the financial stability to serve their communities for the long term.

Prior to joining The Advisory Board Company, Robert was an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company in the Washington, D.C., Amsterdam, and Dallas offices. He serves on the Board of Directors of Ascend Learning and is Chair of the Board of Governors of St. Albans School. 

Robert holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an AB in economics from Princeton University.