Let Navya take the complexity out of treatment decision making.
The Navya team is composed of technologists, clinicians, and analysts determined to use their skills and knowledge to empower patients and physicians to improve patient outcomes.
Gitika graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and earned her MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. She has over seventeen years of experience as an entrepreneur and investor in early-stage tech and healthcare companies. She is a Partner at KAHM Capital, an early stage venture capital firm investing globally in technology and healthcare. Immediately after graduating college, Gitika founded Skyris Networks, a distributed networking and content delivery company. As CEO, she negotiated the company’s acquisition by Draper Fisher Jurvetson’s Timberline Venture Partners just two years later. She holds patents in distributed networking, databases, search technologies, and automated decision making. Gitika is also a pre-career tutor for undergraduates at Harvard and an advisor to many startup companies and young entrepreneurs.
Dr. Naresh Ramarajan
Naresh graduated from Harvard College and the Stanford School of Medicine. At Harvard, he was a recipient of the Rockefeller Memorial Fellowship. He completed dual specialty training at the University of California Los Angeles. He is a diplomate of both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Emergency Medicine and holds a subspecialty certificate in Clinical Informatics. Naresh has several peer reviewed publications and book chapters in global health and protocols for medical decision making. His research work has been cited in the "Choosing Wisely" international clinical guidelines published in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere. During his medical training, Naresh helped design India’s first emergency response management protocol (similar to 911 in the United States) as a faculty member at India’s premier pre-hospital institute, GVK EMRI. His clinical and research interests are in clinical informatics, machine learning for healthcare applications, and medical decision making. He holds patents in medical search technologies and automated decision making. Naresh leads the scientific and research and development work at Navya, presented at multiple international oncology conferences including the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Navya leads its organization with strong, integrated research and development from experts in oncology, academia, and industry. Below are some of the individuals with whom Navya has co-created and co-published.
Paul Perry – Senior Executive in information technology, formerly at Microsoft and Verizon
Dr. Rajendra Badwe – Professor of Surgical Oncology, and Director of Tata Memorial Centre
Dr. Anil D’Cruz – Director, Tata Memorial Hospital
Dr. CS Pramesh – Coordinator, National Cancer Grid (NCG)
Dr. Sudeep Gupta – Professor in Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre
Dr. Elizabeth Lamont – Medical Oncologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Nancy Feldman – Adjunct Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Dr. Ben Anderson – Professor of Surgery and Global Health Medicine, University of Washington. Director of Breast Health Clinic, University of Washington and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Dr. Lakshmi Ramarajan – Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School
Dr. Rekha A. Kumbla – Hematology and Oncology Specialist, Piedmont Hospital
Sasha Mirchandani – Founder, Mumbai Angels and KAE Capital, India
Rajiv Gulati – Industry veteran and former senior executive at Ranbaxy, Eli Lily
Dr. Hari Menon – Senior Consultant of Hemato-Oncology and Cytecare, former Professor, Tata Memorial Centre
Dr. Tushar Vora – Professor of Pediatric Oncology and Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre
Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi – Professor of Head and Neck Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre
Dr. Nita Nair – Surgical Oncologist, Tata Memorial Centre
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