Health-tech company Connect and Heal has announced the appointments of Abhinav Nakirekanti as Director-Product Management and Nitish Kumar as Director-Data Analytics.
Nakirekanti is a product leader with over a decade of experience in leadership roles across industries. As an entrepreneur, he co-founded a gaming company. At Halodoc, Indonesia’s health tech company, he was instrumental in building the core technology platform powering their services.
Speaking about his appointment, Nakirekanti said, “Creating end-to-end integrated healthcare offerings is the need of the hour in India. Connect and Heal has a fantastic product-market fit. By adding scale to it, we can make integrated healthcare experience a reality for millions of Indians. At the same time, focusing on patient outcomes will help bring in much-needed transparency and accountability in healthcare.”
Nitish Kumar, who joins as the Director of Data Analytics, has more than 11 years of experience in the Indian startup ecosystem. He has worked with Ola and CRED. He was instrumental in setting up data analytics practice at Halodoc.
Kumar said, “It is an exciting challenge to understand the gaps in the Indian healthcare ecosystem and bridge them using the power of data. Using data, we can improve quality of care – thus, saving lives. At Connect and Heal, we are also identifying emerging global trends and bringing in best data practices to enhance both the value to business and the users.”