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Kartikey Trivedi

Kartikey is a director Product Data and Operations at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. Project Consultant with strong domain expertise, operational and program leadership. Sustained track record of managing multiple client engagements and profitably managing multi-million dollar projects from inception through implementation. Liaison between Senior Management Group and project teams to realize corporate vision and business goals of the clients. Lead and managed cross-functional, cross-organizational, and cross-geographical (on-site, near-shore, off-shore) teams, in matrix organization. Proven track record of team building, mentoring, talent retention, and knowledge management. Hands on experience with SDLC, PLC, WATERFALL, Agile, Critical-chain, and other project management methodologies. Implemented TQM, CMMI, and Six Sigma methodology. Influential at all levels of management.

Specialties: PMP Certification, IT Project Management, Program Management, PMO Leadership, Engagement Management, Strategy & Operation Consulting

David Kerrigan

Dave Kerrigan has 20+ years of experience in strategy, business development in private & public exchanges, health insurance, healthcare delivery, insurance brokerage and consulting, employee benefits, marketing, strategic partnerships, and healthcare start ups. He is the Founder of Sante Nasc, LLC - a health care strategy and innovation consulting company.

Dr. Bonnie Clipper

An inspirational leader and influencer with an international presence, who delivers exceptional quality through strategic planning, precision tactics and measurable outcomes. A health care executive for nearly 19 years with a track record of clinical turn-arounds, transforming care, complex operations over multiple facilities, increasing revenue/volume and using LEAN to gain operational efficiencies. Targeted impact areas include; creating vision, building cultures of innovation, succession planning and developing continuum of care models.

A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow and ASU/AONE Executive Fellow in Innovative Health Leadership, sought out as an expert on nurse leader succession planning, creating Millennial leaders, developing preceptors and new nurse transition, which is summed up in my book The Nurse Manager’s Guide to an Intergenerational Workforce.

I am passionate about developing aspiring leaders to become successful in a dynamic health care world where they can transform care and build organizational cultures where innovation thrives.

Michael Loechel

I have expertise in Global business strategy, International marketing, Research and Business development of Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Technology, Life Sciences and Medical Devices.

Dr. Pavel Hradecky

A healthcare and life science professional, trained as a physician, with international work experience at the intersection of biomedical R&D, data analytics and business.

Dr. Maninder Manihani

I am a medical doctor with specialization in Public Health with 18 years of experience in the healthcare sector in India. As a WHO Consultant with India's Tuberculosis Program, I worked as a Technical Adviser to the Government of India for one year (2004-05)

My key areas of expertise in public health are HIV/AIDS prevention, Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Tuberculosis, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Opioid use prevention and management(Harm reduction) and Family Planning.

Her areas of interest are:

  1. Mental Health promotion.
  2. Mitigating the harm of human trafficking
  3. Education and financial Empowerment of women and the LGBT community
  4. Harm Reduction and rehabilitation for Drug users and Alcoholics
  5. HIV/AIDS prevention , Care and Support.
  6. Sexual and Reproductive health

Dr. Gurleen Kaur

Being compassionate and goal driven woman, her overall mission is to be a skilled and dedicated Doctor as well as a Business Administrator in the health care industry.

In order to make her ambition a reality, she is committed to honing her abilities and additionally, gain experience. Her Physician degree has instilled in her excellent problem-solving abilities, research skills, diagnostic and lab related proficiency, as well as a desire to learn further.

She interned at SMS Medical College in Jaipur, dealing with emergencies, O.P.D patients, their families, and assisting senior doctors. All this gave her a feeling of responsibility towards human life and came to learn that human life is so precious. She decided to work for the benefit of human lives either in the clinical way or through administration in hospitals to enhance efficient service delivery. She pursued her post graduation degree in Family Medicine from RCGP, London which further enhanced her skills in medicine. She is a recent graduate of HULT international business school.

She is confident that her MBA degree will further her expertise and provide her with an immensely informative experience and thus will help her in moving ahead towards betterment of human lives.

Jungie Candelaria

Highly skilled problem solver awarded for achieving success in cross-functional projects. Manager of program logistics for projects ranging from health insurance process improvements in operations and data management to coordinating hospital-system go-live engagements involving hundreds of consultants. Dedicated to achieving results through diligence, professionalism, and follow-through.

Dr. Mohan Venkataramana

Mohan holds a PhD from MIT and is a graduate of IIT Chennai. He is a true blue entrepreneur with 30+ years of software development experience.

Mohan holds a PhD from MIT and is a graduate of IIT Chennai. He is a true blue entrepreneur with 30+ years of software development experience.

His mission is to transform research and innovation in the labs into solutions and successful entrepreneurial implementations in the real world, and to provide creative tools and services to enable enterprises to reach their full potential. His mission is summarized by the four keywords: Research, Innovation, Solution and Entrepreneurship. He believes that knowledge and an innovative spirit are the key to human survival, and that successful realization of knowledge can only result from research and collaborative entrepreneurship. He believes that the ultimate goal of knowledge should be to create appropriate solutions that benefit society and foster human dignity. He is committed in contributing, whether in the form of finding creative scientific solutions, developing new ways to turn these ideas into reality, or helping those who are already making an effort to succeed.

Christopher Davis

Christopher enjoys scaling up emerging innovations. He also has a particular interest in developing new, novel uses for existing technologies and leveraging them into an evolving market.

He obtained a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from MIT.

Sara Sun

An applied mathematician and multi-disciplinary engineer by training (who happens to be obsessed with business storytelling).

When she is not working on helping make smarter cars at Sensata (i.e., making sensors that lead to safer, greener, more efficient vehicles), Sara indulges her mental energy with challenging decision-analysis projects (collaborating with some of the best minds at Stanford and from around the world).

Gerry Gold

Gerry is a senior systems software sngineer at Akamai Technologies. He is a meticulous software engineer whose energy, enthusiasm, and passion for excellence are boundless and infectious! He is skilled at taking products from the design phases through final implementation, in a fast paced and demanding environment.

Gerry is an expert in Node.js, Vue.js, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Material Design, Angular, React, Python, Ruby, LAMP stack, HTML5, QRCodes, web services, PHP, Perl, Linux, CSS, Sass, XML, etc.

Dr. Kalyan Kalwa

Dr. Kalyan Kalwa, a physician and pharmacist from India, came to the United States with a dream to practice medicine. However, soon after, he realized his true passion for information technology. After completing some IT courses, he worked as a quality analyst for over a decade. During this time, he realized that he wanted to make a much bigger impact in health care. Armed with a unique combination of skill sets from both medicine and the technology world, he co-founded Health innovators in 2012. His idea was to involve doctors in innovation. Starting small, the organization has grown to over 8000 members today. Kal’s entrepreneurial vision not only drives Health Innovators, but spans to helping others with the same passion. His long term goal is to become an incubator for start ups. Kal believes in empowering others to achieve their goals. This trait extends beyond work, at the Toastmasters. Kal first started going to Toastmasters to improve his own public speaking skills; but eventually has served as the Cambridge area governor, helping others who are in the same shoes that he was in some years ago.

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