Busy Burr


Busy Burr is Head of Innovation at Humana, where she and her team create leading-edge solutions that help improve members’ health, with a focus on reducing barriers for those with chronic conditions and advancing the concept of in-home care.  She is a champion of human-centered design and building the patient experience and the physician experience of the future.

Busy is the founding partner of Humana Health Ventures, Humana’s strategic venture group. Earlier this year, she was named to the Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) Power List for 2017, placing her among the top 100 corporate venturing leaders in the world.

Previously, Busy was Managing Director of Citi Ventures, leading large-scale innovation efforts as Global Head of Citigroup’s DesignWorks.

Busy has a unique blend of skills honed as a technology investment banker, VP of Global Brand Management at Gap Inc., Entrepreneur-in-Residence at eBay, and the Founder and CEO of a Silicon Valley startup.  She holds patents (some pending) in mass-customization, alternative currency and social payments.

Busy has an MBA from Stanford University and a BA in Economics from Smith College.  She volunteers as a coach to entrepreneurs at Stanford and as a teacher for Citizen Schools.  She is a longtime member of the Bay Area improvisation troupe Subject to Change.