Mountain View, Calif.–May 5, 2015–Manny Hernandez, a non-profit leader and advocate for people with diabetes, has joined Livongo Health as Senior Vice President, Member Experience. In this role he will ensure that Livongo for Diabetes™ is a seamless, easy-to-use, and successful experience for members. Manny will also foster and enhance relationships with employers, industry and advocacy partners, and foundations in acknowledgement of the diverse and tightly interconnected ecosystem of which Livongo Health is part.
Livongo Health is a consumer digital health company that is empowering people with chronic conditions to live better. The company is reinventing the way health is managed by combining technology, real-time information, and human support to make life easier, starting with diabetes.
"Livongo Health’s approach to managing chronic conditions is the wave of the future for consumers who want to maintain their health, and the people who pay for it,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer at Livongo Health. “Manny Hernandez will enhance our quest to keep user experience top of mind, maintaining its simplicity as we evolve our programs, tools, and additional interfaces for our members.”
“The Livongo Health team truly understands the challenges people with diabetes face, and has developed a unique program that makes living life, not managing diabetes, a priority. I want to be a part of bringing this solution to more people,” said Manny.
Manny is an internationally recognized health advocate who has lived with diabetes since 2002. Under his leadership, Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) has become an influential group in diabetes advocacy and a global leader in diabetes social media with over 70,000 registered members, and a global annual reach of 3 million unique visitors on TuDiabetes.org and EsTuDiabetes.org. He holds advisory and key volunteer roles with DHF, International Diabetes Federation, American Diabetes Association, and other groups.
About Livongo Health
Livongo Health is reinventing the way people manage chronic conditions, beginning with diabetes. We are focused on improving the experience for people with diabetes, the people who care for them (family, friends, physicians), and the people who pay for their care. By offering the right information, tools and support, at the right time, we empower people with diabetes to live better and improve their health while reducing the cost of care. For more information visit: www.livongo.com.