Our Team

  • Dr. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

    Dr. Rajendra Pratap Gupta, Founder

    Policy Maker, Author & industry veteran. Former Advisor to the Health Minister, Government of India & a key contributor to Digital Health initiatives across the globe.

  • Mr. Bakul Patel

    Mr. Bakul Patel, Board Member

    He is the world’s foremost leader in Digital Health & has played a key role in shaping the domain. He pioneered and coined the term ‘SaMD’, risk framework for medical device regulators globally, software pre-cert pilot program, framework for (AI/ML)-Based Software. Mr. Patel was the Founding Director for the Digital Health Center of Excellence at the US-FDA, Fmr Chief Digital Health Officer- Global Strategy and Innovation at US-FDA. Currently, the Senior Director, Global Digital Health Strategy & Regulatory Health @Google  

  • Mr. Manish Dureja

    Mr. Manish Dureja, Board Member

    Manish Dureja is the Managing Director of Jet Privilege. He has been at the helm of affairs, spearheading initiatives. He is an industry expert with over 20 years of experience. Manish is an active member of many professional societies and is a thought leader on marketing, loyalty programme design and development, strategic planning, airline revenue management and CRM.

  • Mr. Ranjan Bargotra

    Mr. Ranjan Bargotra, Board Member

    An advertising and corporate leader with over 30 years track record of building and managing brands. Worked with category leader consumer brands, large corporates and has extensive exposure to the government. His Specialities lies in Advertising and Branding, Strategic Planning, Insight Mining, Communication Strategy, People Management and Motivation.

  • Mr. Ashish Srivastava

    Mr. Ashish Srivastava, Board Member

    A seasoned senior executive and thought leader. Has built organizations, defined technology strategies, and overseen large and complex programs. As an innovator and technology strategist, overseen the development of AI & data-driven products and solutions in Telecom, Consumer-Goods, Manufacturing, Health, and Retail.

  • Dr. Thomas Zeltner

    Dr. Thomas Zeltner, Advisor

    Chairman, WHO Foundation & Deputy Chair of the University Council at the Medical University of Vienna. President, Swiss Commission for UNESCO & President & Chairman of the Board, Swiss Research Institute of Public Health & Addiction.

  • Mr. Steven Yeo

    Mr. Steven Yeo, Advisor

    Health Leader in Asia – Pacific region. Former, VP & Executive Director, HIMSS Asia Pacific & Middle East-GM, HIMSS Analytics Asia Pacific & ME, & former Director – Digital Health Group- Asia – Intel Corp.

  • Mr. Jay H. Sanders

    Mr. Jay H. Sanders, Advisor

    Founding Board Member and President Emeritus. American Telemedicine Association. President &CEO, The Global Telemedicine Group. Served on the NASA Biological and Physical Research Space Advisory Committee, as a consultant to the NASA Space Communication Center and was the Scientific Director for the NASA Medical Informatics and Technology Applications Commercial Space Center and headed the FCC’s Rural Healthcare Fund.

  • Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar

    Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar, Advisor

    President, American Telemedicine Association, Vice President, Connected Health, Partners Healthcare, Professor, Harvard Medical School.

  • Dr. Vijay Chauthaiwale

    Dr. Vijay Chauthaiwale, Advisor

    Dr. Vijay Chauthaiwale is a Scientist and Member of the Board of Governors at IIM Raipur.

  • Dr. Elliot Sloane

    Dr. Elliot Sloane, Advisor

    Global Healthcare IT leader. Emeritus Co-Chair of IHE International Board. Specialized areas of competence include eHealth, mHealth, HIPAA and HITECH compliance for privacy, security, confidentiality, and cybersecurity management.

  • Mr. Brian O’Connor

    Mr. Brian O’Connor, Advisor

    Chairman of the European Connected Health Alliance, which connects Governments, Industry, Research Institutes, Health Services, Patient Groups etc. through a Global Network of Ecosystems.

  • Mr. Richard Alvarez

    Mr. Richard Alvarez, Advisor

    Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Health Infoway, and the Canadian Institute of Health Information.

  • Prof. David Aylward

    Prof. David Aylward, Advisor

    Assistant Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine & First Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance.

  • Dr. Harry Greenspun

    Dr. Harry Greenspun, Advisor

    Partner & Chief Medical Officer, Guidehouse, USA.

  • Prof. S. Yunkap Kwankam

    Prof. S. Yunkap Kwankam, Advisor

    Former Chief of Telemedicine at WHO. Currently, Executive Director, International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH)

  • Mr. Gunjan Sinha

    Mr. Gunjan Sinha, Advisor

    Is an internet pioneer and Co-Founder and President of WhoWhere? Inc., a leading Internet directory services company that was acquired by Lycos in 1998. Gunjan currently serves on the Board of Directors of several Silicon Valley companies.

  • Mr. Abhiroop Gandhi

    Mr. Abhiroop Gandhi, Advisor

    Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Strategic Risk Management at Verily (formerly called Google Life Sciences). He has over 15 years of experience in biopharmaceuticals, medical devices and digital health.

  • Dr. Vishwa Mohan Katoch

    Dr. Vishwa Mohan Katoch, Advisor

    President AIIMS, Madurai & JIPMER Former Secretary to the Govt. of India, Dept. of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research.

  • Dr. R. K. Srivastava

    Dr. R. K. Srivastava, Advisor

    Former Chairman of Medical Council of India. Former Director General of Health Service, Government of India.

  • Dr. Bindu Dey

    Dr. Bindu Dey, Advisor

    Former Secretary, Technology Development Board, Dept. of Science & Technology, Government of India

  • Mr. Ananta P. Sarma

    Mr. Ananta P. Sarma, Advisor

    Former MD & CEO SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd and currently, Senior Advisor, IDBI Capital Markets & Security Ltd.

  • Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar

    Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar, Advisor

    Dr. Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar is an established technology leader with experience across sectors managing global customer, telecom, BFSI, Automotive, Healthcare, Government and Education.

  • Mr. J. C. Chaudhry

    Mr. J. C. Chaudhry, Advisor

    J.C. Chaudhry (JC) is amongst India’s most celebrated and award-winning teacher, author, mentor, numerologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

  • Mr. Vishal Gupta

    Mr. Vishal Gupta, Advisor

    Global CTO & CIO, SVP Connected Technology at Lexmark

  • Ms. Reena Sooch

    Ms. Reena Sooch, Advisor

    She heads Ipsos’ Global Centre of Expertise in Connected Health. Has directed large strategic studies mapping connected health among payers, healthcare professionals and patients. She has worked for the NHS, UK as a cognitive behavioural therapist before running a mental health charity for a UK non-profit organization & is a Director for Ipsos based in London.

  • Ms. Kopal Gupta

    Ms. Kopal Gupta, Board Member

    Holds a Masters degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MSc Tech) and a PG Diploma in IPR. She has been serving as a member of the board of directors of Global Advisory & Associated Services, since 2013. She is a science enthusiast and her interest lies in academics and ESD (Education for Sustainable Development).

  • Mr. Sudhir Tiwari

    Mr. Sudhir Tiwari

    Sudhir is the Vice President and Head of Enterprises Engineering at Turtlemint, one of the largest Technology platforms for Insurance Distribution in Asia.

  • Dr. Monika Lukasiewicz

    Dr. Monika Lukasiewicz, Advisor

    Practising clinician with an interest in global health, and the expanding frontier of digital health. Publishing articles and books on female health. Public speaker in Poland and abroad.

  • Prof. Siddharth Arora

    Prof. Siddharth Arora, Advisor

    Programme Director, Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development (OICSD), University of Oxford.

  • Mr. Vaibhav Gupta

    Mr. Vaibhav Gupta, Advisor

    Global Health and International Development professional. Worked with WHO & World Bank. A former Official on Special Duty with the Union Minister of IT Government of India.

  • Mr. Rajendra Upadhyaya

    Mr. Rajendra Upadhyaya, Advisor

    Worked across businesses and verticals, with a special expertise in turnaround and startup operations. A former Vice President at TATA Teleservices.

  • Ms. Mevish Vaishnav

    Ms. Mevish Vaishnav, Policy, Operations & Strategy

    Has worked in healthcare for over a decade and held senior positions in the healthcare Industry.

  • Dr. Archana Tapuria

    Dr. Archana Tapuria, Advisor

    Digital Health Consultant and Research Fellow at King’s College London with keen interest in clinical knowledge modelling for EHR systems, EHR standards, clinical ontology, and computable phenotyping.

  • Dr. Rahul K. Garg

    Dr. Rahul K. Garg, Strategy

    Former Secretary, Technology Development Board, Dept. of Science & Technology, Government of India.

  • Dr. Sukhampreet Kaur

    Dr. Sukhampreet Kaur, Clinical Content & Training

    Healthcare innovation and quality consultant. Medical advisor with content development expertise. MD, MBA.

  • Mr. Abhishek Sahasrabudhe

    Mr. Abhishek Sahasrabudhe, Advisor

    Versatile experience in various industries (automotive, technology, Med-tech/healthcare) working on diverse projects. Currently working as a Technical Lead for Johnson & Johnson, Robotics & Digital Solutions. Has over 6 patents and 3 publications.

  • Mr. Krishna Chandra

    Mr. Krishna Chandra, Advisor – Training & Certification

    Is an expert in Healthcare IT implementation and training. MHA, CPHIMS, PRINCE2P

  • Ms. Rajashree Menon

    Ms. Rajashree Menon, Advisor

    Health and life science industry professional with expertise in communications and engagement.

  • Mr. Adrian Phillips

    Mr. Adrian Phillips, Legal & Compliance

    Adrian has an experience of about two decades in legal practice, and is a revered name in corporate and social sectors.

  • Mr. Pradip Modh

    Mr. Pradip Modh, Information Technology

    An expert in web designing and hosting services

  • Mr. Khushal Shah

    Mr. Khushal Shah, Finance & Compliance

    Professional with a good standing in finance, compliance and M&A.

  • Dr. Manpreet Kaur

    Dr. Manpreet Kaur, Chief of Staff

    She is a physician, researcher, and digital health enthusiast and has co-authored the Unlocking Human Potential Framework. In addition to her professional pursuits, Dr. Manpreet has also volunteered with Teach for India and Mentor Together. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the Kalimba to find balance in her life.

  • Dr. Neha Lakshman

    Dr. Neha Lakshman, Senior Project Associate

    A Graduate in Dental Surgery and a Postgraduate in Hospital and Health Management with a specialization in Health Management from IIHMR Delhi. She has interned under the National Health Mission, Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Ms. Priya Shukla

    Ms. Priya Shukla, Senior Project Associate

    Ms. Priya is a researcher and public policy enthusiast. She has a background in Public Administration and Political Science and has worked on the Responsible Nations’ Index. She also has an experience in managing social media for various organizations. Camera is her weapon & she loves to capture memories through her lens.

  • Ms. Smriti Lohia

    Ms. Smriti Lohia, Senior Project Associate

    She also coordinates Dynamic Coalition on Internet & Jobs (DC-Jobs) at Internet Governance Forum, United Nations. She, under the mentorship of Dr. Rajendra Pratap Gupta, participated at 17th IGF in Ethiopia. She has a Master’s degree in International Relations and holds her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and French. She has twice worked as a United Nations Volunteer.  She is an avid foreign language learner as well.

  • Ms. Swati Pandey

    Ms. Swati Pandey, Senior Project Associate

    Worked as a core team member of IRSC ( Indian Road Safety Campaign) at IIT Delhi. Have written 200+ website content, articles, product descriptions, landing pages and blog content for edtech giants, BYJU’s and Unacademy and for the Healthcare sector.

  • Ms. Ashima Singh

    Ms. Ashima Singh, Senior Project Associate

    A graduate in Economics and a postgraduate in Public Policy from the Queen Mary University of London. She interned with Niti Aayog and several Non-Governmental Organisations. She is passionate about society and wants to work for the welfare of the people and contribute to the development of the country.

  • Ms. Sakshi Pandita

    Ms. Sakshi Pandita, Senior Project Associate

    A biotechnologist and microbiologist who thrives off positive results and seeks opportunities to continue learning and growing. Her areas of interest are stem cell technology and digital healthcare.

  • Ms. Kaumudi Shah

    Ms. Kaumudi Shah, Project Associate

    She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English honors, Master’s degree in Political Science and Advertising. She has worked on Projects like Fortune Tellers or Fortune Sellers, Contributions of Women.

  • Mr. Kritish Kushal

    Mr. Kritish Kushal, Project Associate

    An Environmental Biotechnologist having the vision to synergize both fields through Nanotechnology. He is keen to work in Public Health field for the creation of a resilient future.

  • Mr. Saptarshi Gargari

    Mr. Saptarshi Gargari, Project Associate

    He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Delhi. He has a profound interest in public policy research and development. An avid non-fiction reader and a trained athlete/cricketer. 

  • Ms. Akshita Tyagi

    Ms. Akshita Tyagi, Project Associate

    Masters in Biotechnology and has worked as a trainee in a project in DU (Department of Botany) under Science and Engineering Research Board for the study of Fungi and their use in Bioremediation.

  • Mr. Ashish Suresh

    Mr. Ashish Suresh, Project Associate - UI/UX

    He is an architect turned UX designer who brings a unique perspective to the world of digital design. He has been previously part of the architectural design team under the Airport Authority of India.

  • Ms. Poonam Negi

    Ms. Poonam Negi, Accounts and Admin Executive

    She is responsible for accounting and management at Digital Health Associates. She is a commerce graduate with substantial experience in accounting. Aside from her primary role, she is passionate about social work.