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Meet the team dedicated to making healthcare simple.

Mohammed Vaid
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Solution Architect

Mohammed is a technology industry veteran with extensive experience in delivering innovative technology solutions. He has driven more than 50 different applications and product development initiatives with 45,000+ hours of solution design and technical oversight. Under his leadership, Simplify Healthcare established itself as a market leader in its space.

Mark Manning
Chief Growth Officer

Mark was the CEO of Technology Health & Healthx and led the healthcare business units of Pegasystems, HCIA/Solucient, Codman Research Group, and Mediqual. He was on the executive team of HMO Blue in Massachusetts and is on the advisory board of the College of Engineering at the University of Vermont. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering.

Harry Jordan
Chief Operating Officer

Harry was COO of Cogint (NASDAQ:COGT). Founder and GM of the healthcare division at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. He has been a strategy and technology consultant with The Boston Consulting Group & Cambridge Technology Partners. He has a BA in Economics from Yale University and an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

Sushrut Joshi
Chief Technology Officer and EVP

Sushrut holds an Electrical Engineering degree from NIT, Nagpur. With over 20 years' experience, he has a proven track of developing scalable and enterprise-grade applications in Microsoft Technologies, with a focus on the design and development of web applications and cloud-based SaaS solutions. At Simplify, he is responsible for driving the agenda of innovation, intelligence, and new technology skills across all solutions.

Ashish Desai
Head – Global Delivery Center (India) and EVP

Ashish is a global software and IT outsourcing industry executive with 25 years of leadership experience. He has directed US business development efforts for Rave Technologies, Indusa, L&T Infotech, and CitiusTech, where he built their Payer Market Practice from the ground-up. During the early phase of his career, he built an IT services startup. He is responsible for the planning and implementation of various strategic growth initiatives in the company.

Namrata Dhanawade
Vice President – Product Solutions

Namrata has been working in the insurance domain for 15 years, 10 + of which have been with Simplify Healthcare where her focus has been on improving data integrity and bringing about dynamism, automation and improvements in the payer and provider ecosystems. She loves to identify patterns in data models and business processes and to further provide recommendations and design best practices as solutions. She attributes her interest and strengths to her exposure to Information Technology that she majored in during her bachelors’ program.

Bridget Dicciardello
Vice President – Customer Success

Bridget is a healthcare executive with over 29 years of experience in the payer industry providing consulting and leadership in implementing large scale claims systems and business transformation initiatives. She has end to end heath plan experience including claims operations, membership and billing, product management, medical management, sales and marketing, provider and contract management, and configuration management. Prior to Simplify she led a national benefit administration organization for Kaiser Permanente, directed a consulting practice with TriZetto, and consulted for several health plans and other claims system organizations.

Chris Goumas
Vice President, Business Operations and Product Success

Chris was an executive with Kaiser Permanente and, in his last role, stood up a new national benefit configuration shared service. In his 23+ years of managed care experience, he led benefit & provider configuration, membership, claims support, programmers, training, process improvement, and integrated product ideation, Pricing, Sales, and Benefit Configuration functions.