Solutions Director/VP

Location: San Francisco, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Executive

About Zipongo:

Join us and make a real difference in healthcare!  For so many, unhealthy eating choices lead to shorter, more painful lives and costly avoidable healthcare expense. Zipongo achieves healthier food choice by changing the eating environment at home, work, restaurants, and the grocery store. We work with employers, health plans, provider systems, and wellness companies to improve the health of their employees, members, and patients, and reduce chronic disease. Our solution promotes healthy eating with highly personalized food purchase, cooking, and eating recommendations, to help users achieve their health goals, free from the influences of peer pressure and unhealthy food advertising.

We're on a mission to help people live longer happier lives and save money by making it easy to eat well. Are you ready to join our team and help solve one of the biggest problems facing the world today?

About You:

You are a seasoned leader who enjoys solving big healthcare problems through people, process, and technology. You are equally comfortable leading a user experience design session with a partner, whiteboarding the underlying data flows, and crafting detailed product requirements for engineering. You have deep healthcare technology domain expertise and enjoy connecting the dots between disparate areas of the healthcare system. You can lead a team and guide them to developing elegant and efficient solutions. You are thoughtful, analytical and optimistic.


  • Work with Zipongo partners (employers, health plans, provider groups, and digital health/wellness companies) to architect integrated technology solutions that create valuable new user experiences.
  • Drive new solutions development from start to finish - write specs, work cross-functionally with verticals teams and engineering/design pods, launch features, analyze results and synthesize learnings.
  • Work with partner teams to test, operate, and refine solutions as appropriate over time
  • Exhibit sound product judgment and present clear measurable objectives that will lead to achieving business goals.
  • Mentor and develop other members of the Solutions team as we grow and scale.

What we're looking for:

  • 15+ years product management, product architecture, consulting and/or software development experience.
  • 10+ years in healthcare with 5+ years of hands-on healthcare technology experience.
  • Deep domain expertise in healthcare data and product integration including one or more of the following areas:
    • Provider (EMR, PMS, health data exchange, HL7, CCR, CCD, FHIR, CPOE, Labs)
    • Health Plans (medical claims, CPT, ICD9/10, SPD, 270/271, 835, 837)
    • PBM (prescription, medication history, Rx claims)
    • Employer (eligibility, HRIS, benefits administration, benefits portals, wellness portals, health risk assessment, biometric screening)
    • Wellness and Disease Management - Health and nutrition coaching, chronic disease prevention, chronic disease management
    • Other (genetics, biome)
  • Comfort with technical concepts in order to better manage trade-offs and project scoping
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative modeling skills with a focus on data-driven decision making; demonstrated ability to use metrics and A/B testing to back up assumptions and develop business cases
  • Ability to operate in an entrepreneurial environment, to thrive at an extremely fast pace and to find creative ways to get things done
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills (ability to sell an idea both internally and with clients)
  • Demonstrated passion for what we do
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Title commensurate with experience


  • BS, quantitative or technical degree a plus (math, economics, computer science, engineering, or finance)
  • MBA a plus

To all recruitment agencies (unless otherwise notified in writing): Zipongo does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our job alias, Zipongo employees or any other Zipongo company location.  Zipongo is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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