We are a crew of seasoned clinicians, technologists and informaticists with deep healthcare experience.
- MD, FRCS, FACEP
Chief Executive Officer, Member, Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA)
SpectraMedix was founded by Raj Lakhanpal, MD. An entrepreneur and healthcare business executive, Dr. Lakhanpal brings proven experience developing business models and data analytics solutions to SpectraMedix. Previously he founded HealthAtoZ, a top online wellness and population health management platform with deep analytics capabilities that assisted Health Plans and their Fortune 500 clients to reduce and manage their healthcare costs. HealthAtoZ was acquired by OptumHealth, a division of UnitedHealth Group in 2006.
Dr. Lakhanpal is on the Board of Trustees of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. A former emergency physician, he is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians in the United States and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in the United Kingdom. He is a Lifetime Member of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) and founding President of TiE NJ-Philadelphia, a not-for-profit organization that fosters entrepreneurship across the globe.
Vice President of Analytics
Dr. Kumar, a physician by training, utilizes his extensive education and 15+ years of industry experience to help SpectraMedix develop advanced data analysis, predictive modeling and statistical tools key in clinical data management.
After obtaining a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Pennsylvania, he completed a post doctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before joining the Sarnoff Corporation in Princeton, NJ. He went on to earn 9 patents for his work in the emerging small-volume biochemistry analysis (for drug discovery and diagnostics) field with Sarnoff, who eventually spun off a new company focused on his research. Next, he founded Genome Data Systems, a biomedical analytics company focused on personalized medicine for cancer patients. Using advanced statistical and machine learning approaches, he developed multivariate biomarker analysis methods to stratify patients into high and low risk for metastasis and recurrence of breast cancer. He now brings this broad experience to his role as Director of Analytics with SpectraMedix.
Vice President of Marketing
Chris has more than 25 years of experience helping companies grow and thrive. At SpectraMedix he leads marketing and strategic partnership initiatives. Prior to SpectraMedix, Chris was a senior advisor with Synepta Group, helping guide marketing and product strategies for early and mid-stage healthcare IT companies. Chris has spent the last 15 years in executive roles marketing cloud solutions within healthcare—in that time he’s helped generate more than $100M in shareholder value. Prior to this Chris held senior marketing and product positions at leading Fortune 500 companies including Apple, Cadence Design Systems, and Synopsys.
Chris holds a B.S. in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco.
Vice President of Operations
Ms. Satwah has over 20 years of experience in project management, business development, finance, technology and operations. She is responsible for all financial and operational components of SpectraMedix. Prior to joining SpectraMedix, Ms. Satwah was Director of Operations for HealthAtoZ where she was responsible for business operations, client relations and management functions.
Vice President of Product Development
As Vice President of Product Development, Mr. Atlee is responsible for the design, development and delivery of SpectraMedix’s software applications supporting enterprise performance management and improvement for hospitals, large provider organizations, ACOs and health plans. He also directs SpectraMedix client implementations and ongoing managed services.
Mr. Atlee is an astute leader, negotiator and problem solver, successful in intense and demanding environments experiencing rapid change through internal growth, acquisition, revitalization and reform. Formerly Vice President of IT Enterprise Operations at AtlantiCare, Mr. Atlee provided direction for implementation and operation of EHR systems for over 200 of AtlantiCare’s physicians at over 80 practice and ambulatory sites. He has held several CIO positions over his 30 year healthcare information technology career, with expertise in planning and directing the acquisition, development, deployment and management of systems and technology within hospitals and physician organizations, as well as Managed Medicaid health plans. Ken Atlee is a Fellow of the Advisory Board and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Ken is married, has two sons and four grandchildren, all residing in Southern New Jersey. Ken is active in youth sports, fitness and enjoys summer weekends at the Jersey Shore with this family and an occasional round of golf.
Director of Sales
Marc brings over 15 years of experience in information management and technology selling within a diverse background of industries including healthcare, pharmaceutical, financial services and entertainment / hospitality. Always driven with a client first approach, he has achieved great success in revenue growth and client relations for national and global territories. Prior to joining SpectraMedix, Marc held Senior Business Development roles at both Iron Mountain and Sun Microsystems. Today, Marc leads a sales team focused on developing new relationships and providing world-class solutions to our clients.
A graduate of Florida State University, Marc currently resides in Freehold, New Jersey and enjoys a healthy & fit lifestyle.
Director of Engineering
Sathyaji Raja has more than 19 years’ experience in architecting and delivering software applications. In recent years his focus has been on healthcare. Prior to joining SpectraMedix Sathyaji worked in finance and retail software development. As Director of Engineering, Sathyaji Raja is responsible for developing and delivering the eMeasures360 Platform. Sathyaji has worked with organizations including Infosys and CSC in senior roles, delivering projects for Canadian Pacific and CVS, among others.
Associate Director of Analytics
Kashish is responsible for design, development and delivery of analytics products and solutions for SpectraMedix. He leads team of data analysts, data scientists and data visualization experts to develop cutting edge analytics solutions. His areas of interest include statistical modeling, machine learning, natural language processing and complex decision systems.
He has 10 years of rich work experience in creating value through analytics solutions for several fortune 500 clients across industries with a focus on US healthcare. Over his career, he has worked with key players in healthcare industry including Payers, Pharmaceutical firms, Provider and Provider systems. Prior to SpectraMedix, Kashish has worked with ZS Associates (A global sales and marketing consulting firm) and EXL Decision Analytics (formerly Inductis: Analytics based consulting firm).
Kashish is also responsible for managing and scaling the Gurgaon, India office. He oversees the center operations, policy and employee satisfaction. He holds an MBA from ISB (Indian School of Business) and B.E. from Thapar University.
Board of Directors
Raj Lakhanpal, MD
Co-Founder & CEO
A successful entrepreneur and business leader, Mr. Chadha is the founder and CEO of Axtria, Inc., a company that provides advanced analytics and related software services to global companies around the world. Prior to Axtria, he founded marketRx, a leading provider of sales and marketing analytics to global life sciences companies which was acquired by Cognizant in 2007. marketRx was named to the prestigious “Inc. 500”, a list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, and to the “2005 Hot 100”, a ranking of the fastest-growing new entrepreneurial businesses in America by Entrepreneur Magazine and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Chadha is the winner of the 2004 Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” award and was included in the 2003 “Top Forty under Forty” by NJBiz Magazine. In 2009, he was named to the PharmaVOICE 100, which recognizes the 100 most influential people in the life sciences industry.
Mr. Tyagi is the Chairman and Managing Director of Estee Advisors, an investment management company focused on providing risk-optimized returns through predictive models and data analytics. Prior to Estee Advisors, Mr. Tyagi was the Founder and CEO of Inductis, a consulting and outsourcing firm that he founded in 2000. Its mix of world-class business consulting and state-of-the-science analytical capabilities & infrastructure assisted diversified financial services companies with marketing optimization and risk management. Inductis was merged with EXL Service in 2006. Prior to founding Inductis, he was a partner and the head of e-business and data analytics practices at the Mitchell Madison Group (MMG), a global strategy consulting firm. He serves as a Board Member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Delhi Chapter and also of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Excellence Foundation. He also received the 40 Under 40 Award in New Jersey in 2006.
Advisor to the Board Adil Nathani is chief risk officer and chief financial officer for QMS Capital, where he is responsible for risk management and financial reporting. Before joining QMS Capital, Adil fulfilled various roles at Citigroup, Old Lane, CDC Investment Management/Capital Markets NA and its successor organizations, Normandy Asset Management, AMBAC, and began his career at Smith Breeden Associates.Adil earned an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, where he currently serves on the Board of Visitors. He also serves on the board of Community Access Inc. Adil is a member of QMS Capital’s Investment Committee.
Co-Founder | Vice President of Operations
David Shulkin, MD
Dr. Shulkin received his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and went on to intern at Yale University followed by a residency at the University of Pittsburgh. In 2017 he served under President Donald Trump as the 9th US Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Prior to his appointment Shulkin was chief medical officer of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Temple University Hospital and the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Shulkin founded DoctorQuality, “one of the first consumer-oriented sources of information on quality and safety in healthcare,” according to his biography. In September, 2018 Dr. Shulkin was appointed Chief Innovation Officer of Sanford Health (So. Dakota) and was named a director of its International Board.
David Bernard, MD, FACP, FRCP (UK)
Dr. Bernard is the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Continuum Health Partners, a nonprofit hospital system in New York City that comprises five historically distinguished hospitals: Beth Israel Medical Center, Roosevelt Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Long Island College Hospital and The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is also Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is the former Chief Medical Director of Care Management at Montefiore Medical Center.
Philip Gerbino, PharmD
An expert in C-Suite Strategy Development and Leadership, Mr. Gerbino is President Emeritus and the Past President of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. He is also a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP).
Jay Srini, MS, MBA, FHIMSS
Ms. Srini is a Board Member at Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI), Board Member at WPHIMSS, Executive Leadership Team Member at PDAP (PA diabetes action plan), Advisory Board Member at Health Enterprise Partners, L.P, Chief Strategist at SCS Ventures and Commissioner at the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT). She is formerly Chief Innovation Officer of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Health Plan, Vice President of UPMC, Board Member of the Pennsylvania eHealth Initiative (PAeHI) and Board Member at HIMSS.
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