Areas of expertise: Coaching, Global Healthcare, Operations and Strategy
Adrian is currently the president and lead strategist at Engagehealthy which provides with strategy consultancy for enterprise-based population health improvement. Prior to this he has worked with Convergence health and Wellventures LLC. He coaches leadership teams at various US hospitals to improve patient experiences. He also provides consultancy services as product innovation experts to various healthcare companies and government health systems in the world.
He is an expert mentor and guide for leading Global Healthcare innovators and coaches of Executive Leadership teams in healthcare delivery & operations
Areas of expertise: Strategy, Healthcare Consulting, Healthcare Technology, Digital Health
Amit is a management consultant turned into a business leader and currently oversees the India operations of IQVIA, a global healthcare technology, information and clinical research organization. Prior to IQVIA, he was Head of Healthcare at KPMG. He was one of the youngest Partners in KPMG and helped the firm build and grow the Private Equity and Strategy business and also the Healthcare Practice for India and across Asia Pacific. He is an avid supporter of innovation and entrepreneurship, Vice-president at TiE Mumbai and mentor to health startups.
He believes that spirituality and fitness are the key aspects for personality development. He coaches entrepreneurs on managing stress while being centered in spirituality.
Areas of expertise: Medical Technology Development, Commercialization, Facilitating Connections
Dr. Anurag Mairal is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine and the Director, Global Outreach Programs at Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, Stanford University. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Stanford's Graduate School of Business and a Faculty Fellow and Lead for Technology Innovation and Impact at Center for Innovation in Global Health. In these roles, he leads initiatives focused on applying the biodesign process to resource-constrained settings globally. Prior to this he has worked with various organizations like PATH, J&J and Cordis. As a part of Stanford biodesign program he is responsible for developing network of partners from the industry, academia, regulatory bodies and investors in Asia and the US.
His work has been published in more than 30 publications, and he has seven issued patents.
Areas of expertise: Medical Technology Development, Business Model, Market Strategy
Avijit is the co-founder and CEO of Windmill technologies which has developed an easy to use resuscitation system that empowers care givers across the developing world to save lives of newborns. Prior to this he was a fellow with Stanford India Biodesign. He leads the ifellowship program at the school of international biodesign, AIIMS, New Delhi.
He has extensive knowledge on the processes and the pain points of the startups in the healthcare ecosystem and is passionate about helping the startups to overcome those pain points ensuring their growth.
Areas of expertise: Venture capital, Market Strategy, Advisor
Brij leads Rebright Partner’s investments in India. Prior to Rebright, he was part of founding team of GSF Accelerator, one of India’s largest and oldest Accelerator program, he invested and advised technology startups on the product design, go to market strategy and fundraising. He invested in over 30+ companies at GSF with an alpha return portfolio. One of his key investments and where he was an active Advisor, Little Eye Labs, a Mobile Data Analytics software startup was acquired by Facebook. He has built world class technology products for over 12 years as part of several startups in India and US.
Brij Bhasin has 15 years of experience in technology and venture capital in the United States and India.
Areas of expertise: Business Development, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Global Health
Niti is currently the Global Medical Director for the KPMG, a board member of Well Tech a healthcare accelerator focusing on digital health, senior advisor- AXA Mobile health and president- IDFE. Prior to this she has worked with Bupa healthcare, NHS UK, International diabetes federation, HCL Avitas. She has extensive prior experience in leading edge developmental roles and working with digital health startups by funding and accelerating their growth in mature and emerging markets. She has commercial expertise in provider and payer systems.
She is passionate about digital affordable care and help in creating high quality, commercially sustainable, viable, innovative models in health
Areas of expertise: Health Systems, Health Innovations Acceleration Digital Health, Virtual Care, Remote Monitoring Vaccine Development and Clinical Trials
Oommen is senior research fellow at the George Institute for Global Health and is also faculty of medicine, UNSW. Prior to this he has worked with WHO and SEARO. He is on the advisory board of Commonwealth Center for Digital Health and also a secretary of Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics. He works on strategies to enable digitalization of health systems. With a keen interest to address the underlying determinants of systemic challenges that affect health outcomes, he has been involved in design of innovative solutions to address current gaps in health services delivery.
Oomen has extensive experience of new product development and market scale up of new vaccines and digital health innovations across a number of disease segments.
Areas of expertise: Critical Care Medicine, Healthcare Operations, Clinical Evaluation
Pinak leads the Healthquad team in deal sourcing, clinical evaluation, market understanding and investor relations. Prior to this he was working with Fortis hospitals, Lilavati hospital and Safdarjung hospital with over 20 years of experience in critical health medicine. He also serves as the director of CritiNext, Asia’s Largest ICU provider. He is a member of various committees including, Pharma and Therapeutics, Quality Council, Infection Control for the Fortis Group enabling experience across entire value chain of healthcare deliver
He works closely with the portfolio company managements to add tangible operational and strategic value.
Areas of expertise: Medical Technology Development, Biosciences, Business Development
Rajiv serves as the adjunct professor at Stanford University school of medicine and is also director- India Program, Byers Center for Biodesign and has trained 32 Stanford-India Biodesign fellows between 2008-2016. He serves on the board of directors of TEAMFund, an impact investment fund focused on medical technology innovation for India and Africa Prior to this he has worked with Mc Kinsey and CO as a senior advisor and as CEO of Ventus Medical. As a part Stanford biodesign program he has worked with multiple startups and helped them to grow in the ecosystem. He is also the Founder and CEO of Piper Biosciences, a Bay Area startup that is developing nutritional solutions to manage chronic medical conditions through the integration of medical foods with digital lifestyle modification.
He has roughly 80 US and international patents issued or pending. In 2012, he was named by Forbes India as one of the top 18 Indian scientists who are changing the world.
Areas of expertise: Medical Technology Development, Mentorship, Business Development
Ramanathan is currently the practice lead- health at Villgro. Before Villgro he has worked with multiple companies like ATL, Stryker, Boston Scientific, Karl Storz, Baxter,Xcyton diagnostics and Cura healthcare. He has developed domain expertise in Med Tech through 3 decades of work experience majorly focusing on strategy and operations, medical innovations, pharma products, diagnostic services etc.
He has keen interest in working with startups that have innovations around affordable healthcare.
Areas of expertise: Corporate Strategy Head, Roche India
Sheetal is a biomedical researcher-turned-business leader with around 17 years of experience. She has recently joined Roche India as their corporate strategy head. Prior to this, she was the VP & Global Head- Life Sciences and Healthcare Operations at Evalueserve. She led the initiative of establishing Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice of Evalueserve to build and grow the delivery organization. She is also the creator and product Development Head of Pharmafusion which is Evalueserve’s first digital platform for the global Biopharmaceuticals industry. She is also a Venture Partner at a deep-tech VC firm, where she advises on investment decisions of the firm in early-stage start-ups working at the intersection of technology and biomedical sciences
She strongly believes in the prowess of Digital Health, according to her "It can unlock tremendous opportunities for India to leapfrog decades of shortcomings in healthcare, and to attain a strong geopolitical and socioeconomic edge."
Areas of expertise: Healthcare, Leadership, Business Development
Dr. Shuchin Bajaj is a Co-Founder and serves as Director, Business Development and Board Member at Cygnus Medicare. He is currently heading the Business Development, Branding, Marketing, Fund Raising & overall management responsibilities within the organization. He is on the board of various NGO’s as an advisor- health programs.
He is also an avid healthcare investor and is associated with various healthcare startups as investor, board member and mentor. He is on the TBIU Board of IIT, Delhi and is also a member of the Advisory Council to the Minister of State for Health.
Areas of expertise: Public Health, Population Health, Demography
Sivakami is a professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and is the chairperson of center for health and social sciences, School of Health System Studies, TISS. Prior to joining TISS she was an associate professor at the Institute of Social and Economic Change (ISEC) in Bangalore. She has a vast experience in conducting large scale surveys like GATS, NFHS and DLHS. She has received research grants from various national and international funding agencies like MOHFW, ICMR, UNFPA, MRC(UK), ESRC (UK) amongst others.
She has led or co-led several other major projects in the area of Menstrual Hygiene Management, Migration and Health, Mental Health Literacy, Resilience and mental health in the last 10 years. She serves in various capacities (member in steering group, ethics committee, advisor) in several academic institutions within and outside India. She has worked in the public health domain for over 15 years.