Anand currently serves as President of Verantos, an advanced real-world evidence company that has built an AI-powered platform to generate research-grade data sets for top biopharma organizations. Prior to Verantos, Anand co-founded Health Fidelity, one of the leading providers of AI-powered, value-based care technology for health plans and health systems. Health Fidelity was a pioneer in improving outcomes for patients, providers, and payers through the use of AI technology.
Before founding Health Fidelity, Anand was the Chief Product Officer at Axolotl Corporation, a leader in health information exchange (HIE) technology that powered the country’s largest HIEs. He was also a key architect of the Health and Human Services (HHS) led National Direct Secure Messaging Standard.
Anand started his health technology journey at Oracle’s Health Sciences Global Business Unit as a founding member, where he was responsible for Oracle’s healthcare product portfolio that included healthcare analytics, clinical data management, and terminology mediation solutions. He launched the world’s first commercial implementation of the HL7 Version 3 Reference Information Model.
Anand holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, where he focused on entrepreneurship and strategic marketing and an MS in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also holds a BE in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai.