Marc Willard

Operating Executive, Nautic Partners

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Wisconsin

Stream: Health

Marc Willard is an accomplished technology entrepreneur, senior executive, and business leader, with over three decades of experience establishing and leading venture-backed companies and holding senior roles in public organizations. With a keen focus on digital transformation and technology, Marc has solved complex problems across the early consumer and commercial digital imaging segment, the “.com” early internet collaboration and e-procurement space, and was a pioneer at the dawn of digital health in the USA healthcare industry. In 1989, Marc founded his first company, ColourPass Ltd, a European leader in digital imaging. He successfully sold ColourPass in 1997 to San Jose-based RasterGraphix Inc. In 2006, he founded Certify Data Systems Inc, a leader in provider-based health information exchange and interoperability. He sold Certify to Humana, Inc. in 2012. In 2014, Marc founded Transcend Insights Inc (TI), a well-funded and new subsidiary of Humana, focused on developing cloud-first population health and wellness technologies to manage value-based care providers and members. In 2019, after successfully scaling TI, he accepted the role of Senior Vice President of Product & Experience, joining Humana’s senior leadership team. He is currently an Operating Executive at Nautic Partners and a Board Member of Validic.