Definitive Healthcare Corp. (Nasdaq: DH), an industry leader in healthcare commercial intelligence, today announced two changes to its Board of Directors. On September 6, 2023, Scott Stephenson, the former Chief Executive Officer of Verisk Analytics, joined the Board of Directors and the nominating and corporate governance committee of the Board, while Chris Mitchell, managing director of Spectrum Equity, stepped down from the Board of Directors.
“We are thrilled to welcome Scott Stephenson to the Definitive Healthcare Board of Directors,” said Jason Krantz, Executive Chairman of the Board and founder of Definitive Healthcare. “Scott brings a deep expertise in combining data and analytics to generate new intelligence for customers of all sizes. Scott will be a valuable resource for our leadership team as we continue to build out our industry-leading SaaS platform and develop new solutions that leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning.”
Stephenson held various roles at Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSK), a strategic data analytics and technology partner to the global insurance industry, between 2001 and 2022, including nine years as chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining Verisk, Stephenson was a partner with The Boston Consulting Group, eventually rising to senior partner and member of the firm’s North American operating committee.
Since February 2020, Stephenson has served on the Board of Directors of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG), the publicly traded parent company of New Jersey-based gas and electric utility company, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G). Mr. Stephenson holds a B.S. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
“I’m excited to join the Definitive Healthcare Board of Directors,” said Stephenson. “Definitive Healthcare’s innovative SaaS platform, combined with their Atlas Dataset and proprietary AI-driven analytics has the company perfectly positioned to be an industry leader in the rapidly expanding market for healthcare commercial intelligence. I look forward to working with the leadership team to help them grow the business.”
Concurrent with Stephenson’s appointment, Chris Mitchell stepped down from the Definitive Healthcare board of directors.
“Chris was one of the first external investors in Definitive Healthcare and I’ve always appreciated the tremendous faith that he showed in me and the business,” said Krantz. “Chris is a trusted advisor who helped us steer the company through an IPO and to more than $200 million in revenue. On behalf of the entire Definitive Healthcare family, I want to thank him for his service.”
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