Dr. Jennifer Schneider is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Homeward, a company focused on rearchitecting the delivery of health and care in partnership with communities everywhere, starting in rural America. Having grown up in a small town, and being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at a young age, she experienced first-hand the challenges of accessing convenient care that millions of families across rural America deal with everyday. This fueled her passion to found Homeward and create novel, value-based care models that are purpose built to address the needs of rural Americans.
Previously, Dr. Schneider served as the chief medical officer and president of Livongo. While there, she led the company through the largest consumer digital health Initial Public Offering in history and the industry’s largest merger ever between Livongo and Teladoc Health, valuing Livongo at $18.5 billion. She also served as chief medical officer of Castlight Health.
Dr. Schneider has been honored by Modern Healthcare as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” and by Fierce Healthcare as a “Woman of Influence” for her work empowering women and modeling diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Dr. Schneider is also on the boards of Cityblock, Maven, and Jasper.
Dr. Schneider completed her bachelor’s degree in biology at the College of the Holy Cross. She went on to get her MD at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and her master’s degree in Health Services Research at Stanford University.