Sam Deshpande joined Humana in 2017 as Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer for Humana, with responsibility for managing risk and compliance across the company, while establishing connections that allow Humana to continually strengthen and improve its performance. He is a member of the Management Team, which sets the firm’s strategic direction, and reports to President and Chief Executive Officer Bruce Broussard.
Before joining Humana in July 2017, Sam spent 17 years at Capital One in key leadership positions, most recently as Business Chief Risk Officer for the U.S. and international card business. He previously served as the Business Chief Risk Officer and Head of Enterprise Services for the Financial Services Division, responsible for Business Risk, Data Science, Data Quality, Process Excellence and Project Management. He also led marketing and analysis for the Home Loans, Auto Finance, and Credit Card businesses, with responsibilities for business strategy, credit, product and marketing.
Prior to Capital One, Sam worked for Accenture and Booz & Company, leading client engagements for Fortune 500 companies in the consumer, high tech, automotive and aerospace industries.
Sam has a master’s degree in business administration, with a concentration in finance and business economics, from the University of Chicago, a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from Virginia Tech, and a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, India.