Greg Affsa – Product Experience Manager, Optum

Over the course of his career as a designer, Greg has leveraged his expertise in Human Centered Design and Design Thinking to improve healthcare and help teams innovate faster.

With the Gentoo Vest, Greg and his co-founder Ben Nadeau, radically improved the treatment experience for chemotherapy patients. Having brought Gentoo through Wentworth Accelerate Innovation + Entrepreneurship Center, Greg saw the value of leveraging the same design frameworks he used in product design to help student startups innovate faster. In his current role at Optum, he is a member of the Fusion team with works with teams across the enterprise to develop cutting edge solutions to improve healthcare for everyone.