Bill Pence, WebMD executive vice president, chief technology officer and COO, is leaving the online medical advice site later this month, the New York-based company confirmed.
Pence “has decided to pursue a new career opportunity and will be leaving WebMD later this month. During his tenure, Bill built a world-class team, refined our development process, introduced innovative products, and enhanced WebMD's overall portfolio,” said Adam Grossberg, chief communications officer for WebMD.
Pence has been with WebMD since November 2007 when he joined the company as executive vice president and chief technology officer, In May 2012, he added the COO title. Prior to joining WebMD, he spent four years as chief technology officer and senior vice president at Napster, the music-sharing site. Earlier in his career, he worked for more than a decade at IBM. Follow John N. Frank on Twitter: @MHJFrank