Vivek Garipalli is the co-founder, Executive Chairperson, and former Chief Executive Officer of Clover Health. Prior to founding Clover, Vivek founded CarePoint Health in 2008, a fully integrated healthcare system in New Jersey. Through his role at CarePoint – whose mission is to serve uninsured and underinsured patient populations – Vivek experienced the misalignment of providers and insurance companies first-hand, which led to the founding of Clover. Vivek also co-founded a healthcare services revenue cycle company called Ensemble Health, and was a founding investor of Flatiron Health where he helped drive the development of the business model and strategy and sat on its Board through its sale to Roche in 2018. Vivek is active in health tech, serving as a board member of Doctor Evidence and Medically Home and an investor in numerous early-stage health tech companies. The main cause he is focused on is helping with homelessness and is a financial supporter of The Bowery Mission in New York City and Newark, NJ. Vivek began his career in finance, holding roles at Credit Suisse First Boston, J.P. Morgan Partners and Blackstone Group. He earned a B.B.A. in Entrepreneurship from Emory University.