Kurt DelBene, a former Microsoft executive, has been named senior advisor to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Mr. DelBene will lead and manage HealthCare.gov, the federal government’s health insurance website, in his new role.
Mr. DelBene will see the HealthCare.gov project through its next phase as the content management system team continues build on its initial progress, and has agreed to serve in this role for at least the first half of next year.
Mr. DelBene recently retired from Microsoft after two decades of leading large, technical teams at the company, and was president of the Microsoft Business Division, general manager of Microsoft Outlook, and group manager of Microsoft Exchange, at various times.
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