Nilima Rajkumar

Executive in Residence at MATTER

Nilima Rajkumar is a healthcare executive with over two decades of experience, 15 years of which have been in the payer space with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield system. Most recently she was vice president of Market Analytics, Products and Solutions at Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation’s largest customer-owned health insurer, which operates as Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas and serves over 17M members.

In this role she provided leadership for the full product portfolio for employers, fully-insured and self-funded, from concept to commercialization including products in the health management, behavioral health, digital health, member engagement and navigation and financial risk management areas. She was also responsible for product management, the development and execution of unique, client-specific requirements for large customers and customer and product reporting and analytics.

Prior to this, Nilima spent several years working in the product area at HCSC. She began her career with the Blue System at the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association where she led strategic assessments for the BCBS Board and initiatives for the Blues. She also spent five years at ZS Associates, a professional services firm working on sales and marketing focused projects with large pharmaceutical companies.

Nilima has a M.S in Information Systems Management from Loyola University Chicago and a BA with Honors in Economics from Delhi University. She lives in Chicago with her husband and two daughters.



  • Executive in Residence

    August, 2022 - present