Pawan K Malhotra is a seasoned executive and investor based in the Washington, DC area. He has held executive leadership positions in startups and Fortune 100 companies, as well as, being a leading equity research analyst covering financial and technology industries for a number of Wall Street firms.
From 2012 to 2017, Mr. Malhotra was a member of the Executive Leadership Team at United Health Group (UHG). Pawan held a number of executive roles at Optum, the $100B Health Services and Technology business unit of UHG. He was the COO of Optum’s Government business based in the Washington DC area and prior to that CFO of Optum’s International business covering all Optum business outside the US, including Europe, South America, Asia and Australia.
From 2005 to 2012 Mr Malhotra was COO and CFO of QSSI, a privately held health technology focused company. QSSI grew over 10x in revenues during his tenure and was managing over 1000 personnel at the time of acquisition by United Health Group. QSSI was a major prime contractor to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and was charged with implementing several key components of the U.S. health insurance marketplaces under the ACA.
Previously, Pawan was a leading equity analyst covering Financial Services, FinTech, Internet and Software at Legg Mason Wood Walker, CIBC Oppenheimer and SG Cowen. He started his career at the Treasury Department during the Banking Crisis of late 1980s.
Mr Malhotra has an M.B.A. from Georgetown University and an B.B.A. degree in Finance from The George Washington University.