Shankar Madhavan is the Vice President, Innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Shankar has served in several key roles during the last 8 years at Blue Cross. Prior to BCBSM, Shankar was a strategy consultant at The Cambridge Group in Chicago and as an engineering manager at SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
As the Chair of the Local Leadership Board of the American Lung Association, he also spends time in the community to increase awareness and drive advocacy to fight lung disease. Shankar also coaches science and math Olympiad middle school teams during the weekends. He is also a founding member of a non-profit in India helping underprivileged kids with education and literacy.
Shankar has an M.B.A from The University of Chicago and an M.S in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University. He loves spending time with his wife and two sons outdoors…camping, biking, and kayaking being his favorite activities.