Origami Risk, the industry-leading risk and insurance Software as a Service (SaaS) technology firm, announced it has appointed Azam Makki and Bill Schwacke as senior sales executives focusing on the healthcare sector. The appointments build on Origami’s existing expertise in healthcare, where the firm is seeing a steady rise in demand for its technology-based risk management solutions.
“As healthcare risk management and financial executives support enterprise initiatives to enhance quality, efficiency and safety, strengthen compliance and manage emerging exposures, they are increasingly relying on new, cloud-based risk management information systems to achieve their objectives,” said Earne Bentley, executive director of Sales, Origami Risk. “Meanwhile, Origami has responded with a portfolio of innovative solutions tailored to the needs of healthcare clients. With impressive credentials, Azam and Bill add to our depth of talent in healthcare. We’re delighted to welcome them to our team and look forward to the value they will bring our healthcare clients.”
Makki has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare-related risk consulting, which includes providing strategic advisory services focused on process improvement strategies, systems integration, and the implementation of technology solutions. Previously, he was a senior vice president and director of Healthcare Client Services at Marsh ClearSight. In addition to his responsibilities for healthcare client satisfaction, engagement, and growth, Makki helped establish the firm’s best practices for client relationship management and sales demonstrations. He earned a B.S. degree in computer science from the University of Michigan.
Schwacke, a senior healthcare risk management professional, has more than 20 years of experience in sales, account management, product design and implementation of RMIS solutions for the healthcare industry. Previously, he was a senior vice president and Healthcare Practice leader for Marsh ClearSight. Among his management responsibilities, he led the design and development of specific products and services for healthcare clients. Earlier, he was vice president of Implementation for Peminic Inc., guiding delivery of the firm’s healthcare patient safety and claims administration products. A member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM), he earned a B.A. degree in speech communication from the University of Maryland and holds a number of project management certifications.