Board of Directors

Corey E. Thomas

Corey E. Thomas was elected to the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Board in 2017.  As a director, he helps set the company’s strategy and overall direction. Within a highly competitive and highly regulated business environment, the board oversees and governs BCBSMA's operations, which includes the provision of health coverage to individuals and public and private employers. Corey serves on the board’s audit committee and the health care quality and affordability committee.

In addition to being president and CEO, Corey is also a member of the Rapid7 board of directors. In 2016, he was appointed to serve on the U.S. Commerce Department’s digital economy board of advisors. He has more than 15 years of experience in leading companies to the next stage of growth and innovation. His previous positions include VP of marketing at Parallels, Inc., a virtualization technology company; group project manager of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, launching the worldwide availability of SQL Server 2005 and steering product planning for Microsoft’s data platform; and consultant at Deloitte Consulting.

Corey received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.