Justin Ferrero has served as president of Sharecare, the digital health company founded to help each person – no matter where they are in their health journey – build a longer, better life by enabling health transformation at the individual, organizational and community level, since the company’s founding in October 2010. For the past 18 years, Ferrero has worked day-to-day with serial entrepreneur Jeff Arnold, Sharecare’s chairman and chief executive officer, overseeing all matters related to finance and corporate development for Arnold’s businesses. During this time, Ferrero has raised over $500 million and has bought, built and integrated approximately 25 businesses.
As president of Sharecare, Ferrero is responsible for technology, finance, corporate development and strategic partnerships. Since Sharecare’s inception, Ferrero has led the acquisition and integration of 13 companies and raised over $400 million in financing to help drive Sharecare’s long-term growth strategy. He is also responsible for managing the company’s ongoing relationships with the financial community and is the principal interface with Sharecare’s board of directors on all financial matters.
Before joining Sharecare, Ferrero was executive vice president and chief financial officer for HowStuffWorks, a leading, non-fiction website providing high-quality content, where he managed operations, finance and corporate development. While there, Ferrero secured over $150 million in financing, executed all strategic partnerships and ultimately helped orchestrate the sale of the business to Discovery Communications. Before HowStuffWorks, Ferrero was a partner and founding member of The Convex Group, a media and technology holding company that owned HowStuffWorks until its sale to Discovery.
Prior to The Convex Group, Ferrero was a partner with the Conseco Private Capital Group, where he gained extensive experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate organization and governance. During his tenure in private equity, Ferrero served as a generalist and completed transactions valued at well over $1 billion in aggregate.