Leigh Ann Ruggles

Executive Vice President of Sales and Client Success
MDLIVE

Leigh Ann serves as Executive Vice President, Sales and Client Success for MDLIVE, where she brings 20 years of experience in healthcare and technology firms across business development, account management, marketing and product strategy roles.  With an in-depth knowledge of the mobile health and telemedicine market and experience working with clients across the healthcare spectrum, Leigh Ann leads the sales and client success teams at MDLIVE.

Prior to MDLIVE, Leigh Ann was Director of Strategy and Business Development for Verizon’s Mobile Health Division, where she led the sales, account management and marketing teams for Verizon’s mobile health products.  In this role, she was responsible for sales of the Fortune 16 telecommunication company’s first healthcare products – from product launch to market strategy and execution.  Her responsibilities spanned across the lifecycle of the product – from creating value proposition to market messaging and setting the distribution strategy for Verizon’s remote monitoring and telemedicine products. 

Leigh Ann also served as Director of Business Development for Healthways, a population health management company. There she held several roles, including new sales and channel sales management with health plans, employers and health systems. Prior to Healthways, Leigh Ann led the Marketing Division for Managed Objects (now Novell), where she directed the team responsible for global and domestic marketing and communications.  Her responsibilities included: client and analyst relations, product direction, branding and positioning, public relations, online presence and communications. She has also held leadership roles in non-profit and public-private organizations.