Brian S. Gould, MD

Dr. Gould has had an extensive career in international health care, health insurance and health care information technology.
Dr. Gould has headed the international divisions of the United HealthCare Corporation (NYSE:UNH) and WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP)
Dr. Gould began his career in the practice of clinical psychopharmacology medicine at the Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Subsequently, Dr. Gould held the position of SVP and Corporate Medical Director of Blue Cross of California (now WellPoint, Inc.) and was a key executive on the turn-around team reporting to Leonard Schaeffer. He was recruited by United HealthCare to serve as Senior Vice President of Specialty Operations and subsequently, CEO of the Global Services Division. Most recently, Dr. Gould was recruited back to WellPoint as Managing Director of the WorldWide Services Division of Arcus Enterprises Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc.). He has extensive experience with health care joint ventures in the United States, the Republic of South Africa, the European Union, Hong Kong, Germany, China and India.


Since the late 1990’s, Dr. Gould has maintained an active consulting practice emphasizing innovative health care information technology companies. In this capacity, he has managed formal engagements with Discovery Health LLC, South Africa; Accel Partners (venture capital); McKessonHBOC (hospital systems); RxHub LLC, (electronic prescribing); NaviMedix Inc. (infrastructure for electronic communications between health plans and providers); the Medforma division of Ginality, Inc. (personal electronic health record and disease prevention); University of Washington, Dept. of Pharmaceutics; and MedDirect Health Benefits (electronic banking system for Health Savings Accounts).


Dr. Gould received his degrees, with honor, from Johns Hopkins University and the School of Medicine of the University of California at San Francisco. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology