Daniel Trencher, Senior Vice President of Product & Corporate Strategy


Daniel Trencher joined the Teladoc team in the fall of 2011, bringing a decade of healthcare industry experience to his role as senior vice president of business development, responsible for developing and executing new growth opportunities and initiatives for Teladoc. In 2014, Dan transitioned to leading Teladoc’s product development, corporate strategy and project management office. In this capacity, Dan ensures Teladoc delivers innovation throughout the product lifecycle, from long-term product roadmapping to project execution.

Dan’s professional experiences have combined to give him unusual depth and breadth in healthcare, including hands-on product and operational expertise, development of analytically driven strategies, and the management and execution of growth initiatives across different healthcare customer segments—including group, individual and Medicaid. Dan also has developed and managed new growth initiatives involving varied components of the healthcare value chain, ranging from providers to disease management/wellness programs to health information technology.

Prior to joining Teladoc, Dan served as staff vice president for corporate strategy at WellPoint Inc. He led the company’s effort to develop new strategies to profitably grow its base of 34 million members and broad portfolio of businesses. He also spearheaded the company’s strategic response to the Affordable Care Act, including the new health insurance exchanges, and served as its subject matter expert on the issue of health reform. In earlier roles with WellPoint he led market strategy and specialty dental and vision lines for the $7.5-billion New York region, and product development teams that produced 250-percent growth in strategic medical insurance products, and new products and services driven by Medicare reform.

Dan’s earlier experience in management consulting includes positions with Booz & Co.’s communications, media, and technology practice, and the firm of PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Dan earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a master of business administration degree from the University of Chicago.