Data Strategy Lead

| San Francisco
Data Strategy Lead

Komodo Health is addressing the global burden of disease through the development of the world’s most actionable map of healthcare data. Our solutions drive a more transparent, efficient and productive healthcare ecosystem through the creation of quantitative solutions to qualitative problems.

As a fast-growing startup that has already partnered with multiple Fortune 500 companies, we have very ambitious goals that have been designed with career development in mind. As a company, we value our culture of encouraging growth, collaboration, and constructive debate as well as delivering innovative solutions that “wow” our customers.

We are looking for a Data Strategy Lead to play a key role in the success of our Data Science team. This is a role for someone who wants to help us build the biggest, most complete healthcare datasets to solve real-world problems that deliver value to our clients while being part of the collaborative, fun, nurturing Komodo community!


  • Influence the acquisition and understanding of healthcare data to continue growing the most representative and actionable healthcare map in the industry
  • Deeply understand our business model, our products, and our market segments to guide the strategic acquisition of and partnerships for healthcare data (Medical Claims, Rx, Lab Data, EMR/EHR, Genomics, SDH, etc.) to be integrated into our healthcare map
  • Partner with the Data Science team to author blog posts, white papers, and other publications that continue to bolster Komodo’s position as the foremost expert in Healthcare Data
  • Own our relationships with research / academic institutions that we partner with to engage in research, white papers, etc. including writing and submit the proposals necessary for accessing government controlled datasets


  • A passion for improving patient care and addressing unmet medical needs
  • 5+ years of analytical experience at healthcare data companies - responsible for acquiring and analyzing data sets
  • Some experience with data exploration, data normalization, and implementation of advanced statistics and analytics
  • Prior experience working in a product development environment
  • Hands-on experience acquiring, analyzing, and optimizing enterprise-level data/data science-driven businesses
  • Ability to communicate effectively across teams with both technical and non-technical people


  • Experience with applied machine learning or algorithm development
  • Experience or interest in the life sciences industry
  • Track record of delivering analytical solutions to poorly scoped problems
  • Prior client-side analytical experience serving Marketing, Sales, Medical Affairs, or Clinical Development, or, vendor-side analytical experience working with Life Sciences clients
  • Experience working with proprietary secondary data including medical / pharmacy claims, prescription data, sales data, and longitudinal patient-level data
  • Competitive salary and equity compensation
  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • 401k plan with employer match
  • Flexible hours and a “use as you need” vacation policy
  • Opportunities to attend industry conferences and events
  • Great office location(s) in SF/SOMA and NY/FLAT IRON
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