Chief Information Officer of Centene Corporation

Brian LeClaire headshot - Chief Information Officer, Centene.Brian LeClaire, Chief Information Officer of Centene

Brian LeClaire, MBA, PhD, serves as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Centene Corporation. LeClaire is responsible for Centene's information technology strategy, ensuring its alignment with the company's business strategy, and delivering secure, differentiated technology-enabled experiences to members.

Prior to joining Centene, LeClaire was Director, Technology, for the healthcare team at Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm specializing in investments in healthcare and industrial growth companies. At Arsenal, he led informational technology due diligence, advisory and oversight for the firm’s healthcare sector, and aided portfolio companies in the development and delivery of their technology strategy and value capture initiatives. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Humana, where he spent more than two decades in various technology and operational leadership roles. Prior to that, he was a Vice President of Product Development at Alltel, a wireless service provider acquired by Verizon Wireless and AT&T.

LeClaire received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Ripon College; a Master of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh; and a PhD in management information systems, with a minor in computer science, from Oklahoma State University.