Vice President of Product Management, Benefitfocus
His innovation: Dugan is responsible for product management at Benefitfocus, which handles benefits for nearly 1,000 of America’s largest employers, meaning its software is used by 20 million people. In March, the benefit management software provider launched BenefitsPlace, a platform aimed at integrating benefits for a wide swath of U.S. employees . Why it matters: BenefitsPlace has the potential to serve as a one-stop benefits shop for employees. It strives to connect them with brokers, employers and carriers on a single platform, giving them access to the widest possible range of benefits products, while catering to security and individual well-being.