John Criswell

Chief Executive Officer


John Criswell is CEO of Pulse8, a health care data analytics and technology company focused on delivering the highest financial impact for health plans with commercial, Medicare Advantage, and Medicaid populations.  John founded Pulse8 with an emphasis on moving beyond traditional methodologies and utilizing Big Data, informatics, and advanced algorithms to deliver tangible financial improvement through innovative technologies.  

John is one of the leading health care industry experts in risk adjustment and understands the intricacies of the health care delivery system.  He has designed and deployed predictive and forecasting models using complex algorithms, medical history and encounter data, and consumer data for many of the top health plans.  Prior to founding Pulse8, John built data analytics products and programs generating industry-leading financial performance.  He also directed retail urgent health centers, pioneering new methods for improving patient care and quality.    

John earned his Master of Business Administration from The Johns Hopkins University and Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a Minor in Business and Finance.  He received his Six Sigma Certification and a Senior Level Management Development Certificate from Drexel University.

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