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Anand K. Iyer, PhD, MBA

Anand K. Iyer, PhD, MBA

Chief Strategy Officer

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.