One of emids co-founders, Saurabh brings deep expertise and experience in Information Technology, Healthcare and Global Sourcing. He identified Healthcare as an emerging segment for global sourcing of IT and BPO services and started the process of building healthcare and technology capabilities within emids back in 2002. Today emids has several hundred healthcare technologists and process analysts and is partners with several strategic clients.
Saurabh invests significant portion of his time in helping his team build customer centric services and solutions that drive deep value to client's business. These solutions coupled with our passion for positive customer experience are key differentiators for emids.
His energy and endeavor have resulted in emids winning several awards notably, the Forbes' Outsourcing Excellence Awards finalist in 2007, BusinessTN 'Hot 100' for three years in a row since 2007 and Chamber of Commerce 'Future 50' three years in a row since 2007. Saurabh believes in shaping the organization as a transparent, reliable and client-focused firm.
Saurabh is active in the community, serves as a Board Member in Nashville Technology Council, and has spoken to various management classes including Wharton MBA, Owen MBA and Xavier Institute of Management, Bangalore. He participates in local entrepreneurship activities and is motivated to see other entrepreneurs succeed.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Calicut. His previous work experience was with global outsourcing major - Wipro Technologies.
Arnab, Executive Vice President - Global Operations is one of the Co-Founders of emids. He has a strong background and expertise in setting up and scaling offshore centers. In his current role, he handles Global Delivery Operations and Delivery Assurance. In addition, he is also responsible for People Practices, Talent Acquisition, IT Infrastructure, Facilities, and Logistics.
Arnab works with the leaders of these groups to effect deeper integration and consistency of our internal value chain. His focus lies in driving quality across all areas of global operations ensuring continuous improvements, as well as preparedness for high growth and scalability. Prior to this he led the delivery function for over three years and spent a significant amount of time with clients to understand their expectations, and to enhance the ‘partnership experience’ for them.
Arnab has worked with Wipro and Microsoft in the past. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from NIT Calicut and a PGCBM from XLRI. He also serves on the board of two other organizations that he has co-founded.
His hobbies include cooking exotic gourmet dishes, and playing cricket. He enjoys going on long drives with his family and friends. A very promising, budding drummer, he plans to put together a music band, for which he is in the process of setting up a music room in the Bangalore office.
Michael oversees the organization's marketing and sales operations and is responsible for overall sales effectiveness, business development and client relationships. His primary responsibility lies in articulating emids' service offerings to prospective clients and industry communities. His leadership of the sales team creates a platform wherein emids can provide business consulting and technology implementation to bring a better business value through an emids partnership.
Prior to emids, Michael worked with LBMC Technologies, LLC and led responsibilities of business development and sales of the various application development services and Microsoft related products.
A graduate from Troy University in political science and communications, Michael is an active member of Nashville's professional and non-profit community. He serves on various boards that include: Nashville Public Television, Young Leaders Council, Tennessee Chapter of HIMSS, Phoenix Club of Nashville, and Stratford I.T. Academy. Michael, also serves as a committee member of Nashville Healthcare Council's Leadership Healthcare and Nashville Technology Council.
Prithwi, Senior Vice President at emids, focuses on strategic initiatives and operations of the Provider Business Unit. He also oversees the Healthcare Practice at emids.
Prithwi, a well-seasoned and thorough professional, has over fourteen years of experience in business development, product management, marketing, account management, and consulting. His experience spans across the APAC as well as the US geographies in technology products and services. Prithwi has worked for leading organizations such as, Newgen, NIIT, and Ocwen Financial Corporation where he was instrumental in setting up the functions of business development, account management, pre sales, marketing, and product management, for a suite of enterprise technology products.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Calicut, and an MBA from Nirma Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He is a voracious reader of books on a plethora of varied topics, and maintains a well-stocked library in his office. An avid sports enthusiast, he plays some serious cricket, and tracks the game, internationally. He also listens to soulful Indian music, plays the guitar, and enjoys watching movies during his free time.
Vinod leads the Healthcare Payer practice by carving strategies, and, creating and implementing solutions that enable
Payers to equip themselves for the constantly changing Healthcare arena.
He brings with him, over a decade of Payer industry experience. At WellPoint, Vinod helped drive key strategic investments, and provided an enterprise-wide analytics platform, which enabled further access to their capability as a wellness company. At TriZetto, he was instrumental in designing TriZetto products including FACETS, Care Advance, QNXT, and NetworX Modeler. He was a core member of the TriZetto professional services team and was a strategic advisor to BSC, BCBS - KC, MVP, United Dental, Cigna, Premera, Lovelace, Regence and Ardent. Vinod has also worked at ISRO in logical and robotics design. Automobiles fascinated him, and at Hyundai, he was the first Indian to be recruited by a 70-member Korean Project team. He was part of the 'Santro' design team, that had created a stir in the Indian Automobile Market. He moved from ERP systems into Application Design at Rockwell, Universal Studios, and Fujitsu.
Vinod holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communications from Madurai Kamaraj University and has received several accreditations in Robotics/Automation, ETL Design and Core and Care integration architectures. He plays the acoustic guitar and leads a band that raises funds for charity.
Ramesh is responsible for risk management, process compliance, process improvement, and delivery excellence.
He brings with him, nineteen years of experience, in software development, quality assurance, competency development, and process improvement. He started his career as a Scientist at Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), with the Government of India. After this he moved on to global outsourcing major, Wipro Technologies, where he worked for major telecommunications giants. He led organization wide quality improvement initiatives and technical training programs.
Ramesh holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. His hobbies include teaching and running marathons.
Vivek's responsibility primarily lies in fortifying the emotional substructure of the company. His purpose is to bring in a right blend of talent and attitude, which would eventually enhance the value and potential of every member, boost operating efficiency and set up a productive work environment. 'Diversity is the spice of life' and this is what Vivek brings on board at emids. He is also the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at emids.
He had a successful stint as a Marine Engineer for more than a decade, after which, he worked with CGI where his role required a deft handling of Business and Market Intelligence.
He holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a Post Graduate in Marine Engineering.
Vivek believes in living life to the fullest. He is a Bollywood music buff, a globe trotter, a passionate cricket fan and a committed family man.
Srinivasan, popularly known as, ‘Srini’, heads Delivery and Operations functions for the Healthcare
Technology and Services (HTS) business unit. He is in charge of overall successful delivery of projects that are
under this unit within the stipulated budget and timeframe. Employee relationship and management,
and quality assurance and control are also some of his major tasks.
Change is inevitable in an organization that is growing at a fast pace. He strongly believes that establishing standards and processes across the system that are able to cope with change is the best way to achieve success. Srini has 23 years of experience in the IT industry and 10+ years of years in global delivery. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is a Certified Scrum Master.
Srini is a sports lover, and has played at District level cricket for the city of Chennai. He is also a good Carrom player and has represented his school/college at District level games. He has grown from the level of a database developer to a Database architect. Nevertheless, he still loves to get involved in technical discussions especially on database development.
Guru Adrakatti drives the Enterprise Health Services Unit focusing on service delivery and business operations. His role is to ensure highest value to clients, building competency and practices for future engagements and employee engagement. Guru brings a very rich cross functional understanding over his 20 plus years of experience in different areas like product development, enterprise services, business development, consulting, and account management functions.
Known for bringing highest client satisfaction, delivering value in client engagements, and developing people on the way, has been his forte. Guru worked with Symphony Services and headed their healthcare business unit before he joined emids. He has worked with companies like BaaN USA, Trend Technologies LLC, Cambridge Technology Partners and Philips. Guru brings expertise in domain and technology, in both, Healthcare and Supply chain through his services, both in India and in the US.
Guru is an Alumni of IIM Bangalore and an Engineer from National Institute of Engineering, Mysore. He is also associated with PMI institute and APICS.
In his spare time Guru loves to travel for leisure and spend time with his family.
Rahul oversees the Business Intelligence practice at emids. He has been part of the Healthcare industry in
technology leadership roles for more than a decade. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of
Products at Vitalspring Technologies, where he led the creation of award-winning Healthcare Business
Intelligence solutions that were deployed to several self-insured employers. Prior to Vitalspring, Rahul
was a management consultant at Microstrategy where he advised large corporations all over the US in
formulating their enterprise Business Intelligence strategies.
Rahul specializes in helping Healthcare organizations leverage their data assets for tangible business benefit. His other areas of expertise include product strategy, systems interoperability, large scale data operations and Software-as-a-Service.
Rahul holds a Master's Degree in Engineering from Dartmouth College and a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Pune, India. He enjoys long-distance running on scenic trails and is always on the lookout for new trails when he travels. He is also a barbecue enthusiast and likes to bring touches of Indian cuisine to the favorite American pastime.
Balasubramanian Viswanathan, popularly known as Bala, has joined the emids management team as Vice President and
Chief Finance Officer. He comes with more than 15 years experience in areas of Accounting, Budgeting, Financial
Analysis, Contract Negotiation, Controllership, and M & A. At emids, he is in charge of overseeing the Finance,
Legal and Secretarial functions. In his role, Bala will work closely with all other executives to help implement
plans while adopting the best standards in financial and operational discipline.
Bala has spent a significant part of his career in various divisions of Wipro. He last served as Head of Business Finance for the Telecom, Technology and Media Vertical at Wipro Technologies. Prior to joining emids, Bala served as Director-Finance in Arisglobal Software, where he was instrumental in setting up the Financial Analysis and Planning Group.
Bala is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Graduate Member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, and Licentiate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
His hobby is reading non-fictional books. He likes to read management books which give vision, direction, and technique to improve effectiveness in the corporate world. His favorite book is 'The Professional' by Subroto Bagchi, which he believes should be provided to everybody in an organization as a manual.
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