Joe Anderson

As the Director of Analytics, Joe Anderson researches ways to utilize data to develop new services for our clients. These innovative programs utilize historical pharmacy data to predict which injured workers will have long-term pharmacy spend, or long-term complications with prescription drug use or addiction issues. Joe leads a team of statisticians to develop and implement these programs.

Joe is an expert in the predictors of pharmacy spend and addiction issues. Prior to joining Optum he worked at Stax, a strategy consulting firm, where he performed corporate strategy analytics and private equity due diligence.

Joe received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Chicago and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Recent Insights

  • "Emerging trends in workers' compensation data and analytics," CEU, October, 2018 

Joe Anderson
Joe Anderson
Director of Analytics

250 Progressive Way
Westerville, OH 43082


  • Analytics
  • Predictive ​modeling