Our Team


Anand Iyer, PhD, MBA

Chief Strategy Officer | HLTH Speaker

Don’t Stall! Welldoc’s own Anand Iyer will be speaking on two panels at HLTH.

Panel Discussion: Providers Betting on Telehealth: From RPM to Primary Care and Digital Therapeutics

Sunday, October 27th at 10:25 – 11:15 am

Virtual care and the emerging field of digital therapeutics (DTx) are solving many of our biggest challenges, addressing a wide range of conditions across the spectrum of care, including behavioral health, chronic disease management and other complex/specialty care conditions. Telehealth is also expanding into primary care and being imbedded into population health management programs that are winning over front-line provider, hospitals and delivery systems. Learn why telehealth is fast becoming the front-runner in the race to redesigning healthcare delivery.

Panelists: Tim Wright, Chief Strategy Officer, InTouch Health;  Mike Baird, MBA, President, Customer Solutions, American Well; Anand Iyer, Chief Strategy Officer, WellDoc; Proteus

Track 5 Drug-less Therapy: Therapy Gone Digital

Sunday, October 27th at 3:10 to 3:50 p.m.

Moderator Steven Collens, CEO of MATTER FORMAT, will be talking with Anand Iyer; Matt Omernick, Akili Interactive Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer; Dr. Megan Jones Bells, PsyD, Chief Science Officer of Headspace. Clinically validated, FDA approved and consumer verified digital therapies are giving those suffering a new route to relief. Leaders will share proven successes and future plans for digital therapies that maximize patients’ drug adherence and improve outcomes at impressive levels.

Anand is a respected global digital health leader—most known for his insights on and experience with technology, strategy and regulatory policy. Anand has been instrumental in Welldoc’s success and the development of BlueStar®, the first FDA-cleared mobile prescription therapy for adults with type 2 diabetes. Since joining Welldoc in 2008, he has held core leadership positions that included Chief Data Science Officer, President and Chief Operations Officer. In 2013, Anand was named “Maryland Healthcare Innovator of the Year” in the field of mobile health.

Prior to joining Welldoc, Anand was already an established thought leader in the field. He had served as the Director of PRTM’s wireless practice, where helped companies take advantage of disruptive technologies, business models and process models offered by and enabled by advanced wireless communications.

Anand was the founder and immediate-past president of the In-Building Wireless Alliance, and teaches advanced wireless courses to senior officers in the US Department of Defense at the Institute for Defense and Business. Prior to joining PRTM, Anand was a member of the scientific staff at Bell Northern Research and Nortel Networks. He holds an MS and a PhD in electrical and computer engineering, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a BS in electrical and computer engineering from Carleton University.