Director of Product Development
Melanie Penniman is a Director of Product at Privis Health and works across all teams within Privis Health to drive product strategy, aligning key features and enhancements with the overall mission and vision of the product. She leads the development of new functionality to enhance the product so that Privis Health is consistently innovating ahead of client and market needs. Graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Merrimack College in Andover, MA, she went on to add value to many growing healthcare technology companies. Before joining the Privis Health team she helped drive the strategy, design, development and commercialization of several new products for a start-up company in the emerging preventative/well-being space, managing multi-billion dollar deployments to clients like Blue Cross Blue Shield and Walmart. She also developed and led the implementation team through over 150 successful client implementations for a suite of five integrated web/mobile products during rapid 3-year growth period. She worked closely with clients throughout all phases from the initial proposal phase through configuration, custom feature development needs, implementation, and post go-live support, ensuring client success metrics and goals were consistently met. Day to day she defines, designs, prioritizes and oversees the development of new features and functionality, while keeping a keen eye on product usability to deliver a product that is both fully robust and user-friendly.