Pioneers and thought leaders in cloud computing
Krixi Corporation is a full service provider of telemedicine and telehealth solutions, including custom application development services for the healthcare industry. Led by an experienced team of healthcare executives, the Krixi team has experience designing, developing and growing some of the largest and most successful telemedicine networks in North America and Asia.
The Krixi leadership team has worked together for over a decade in 2 healthcare startup companies, including a successful exit in 2010. We are just as committed to making a difference in the lives of patients through the innovation of healthcare delivery systems.
Sandeep Agate is the President and CEO of Krixi Corp. and is responsible for the company's overall vision, mission and execution of its corporate strategy. With over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in healthcare and cloud-based services, Sandeep was the founding President and CEO of REACH Call, Inc., now REACH Health. Sandeep, along with most of the Krixi leadership, successfully built the first ever commercial cloud-based telemedicine and telestroke service in the United States, creating 25+ telemedicine networks of 110+ hospitals in 9 States in the USA in just 3+ years. Bootstrapping the company for the first couple of years and then raising funding to execute the growth strategy of the company, Sandeep was responsible for creating a debt-free, profitable, high-growth telemedicine and telestroke company, leading to its successful acquisition by a growth equity venture group in 2010. Under Sandeep's leadership, the company won the first ever Atlanta based GRA/TAG Business Launch competition in 2006 and was recognized as the Top 40 innovative and fast-growing technology companies of Georgia for each year that Sandeep was the President/CEO. Sandeep has served on the Board of Directors of REACH Call, on the advisory boards of Telehealth Magazine and 2 startup companies in Georgia. He has also co-authored and published a paper on the "National Rollout of the First Commercial Web-based Telemedicine and Telestroke System" and presented it at the Montreal Telehealth Conference in May 2007. Sandeep holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science from Kent State University.
As one of the founding partners of Krixi Care, Dan Fitzpatrick has more than 25 years of healthcare business development leadership experience to leverage in his role at Krixi. Dan has served as the Sr. Director of Strategic Development at Ergotron, a Nortek company, as President of Anton Bauer, a Vitec company, as SVP of Sales & Marketing and founding Partner of Flo healthcare, an Emerson company, and further as President of Fitzpatrick Findings, a business development consultancy for healthcare technology companies. Dan has held key business development and advisory positions with healthcare IT companies such as Sprint Healthcare Solutions (telemedicine), Tremont Medical, Logistix, Omnicell, BD Stanley Innerspace, Capsa Solutions, and Humanscale. Dan holds a BAS from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, with an emphasis in History and Economics. Dan and his wife Cindy reside in the Atlanta Georgia area, are frequently involved in charitable causes and have two daughters attending college.
Director, Product Strategy
Since 2010, Pankaj Lagu has contributed to virtually every aspect of the product development lifecycle at Krixi. In his role as the Director of Product Strategy, Pankaj leads the research, design and innovation behind the company's products and services. Pankaj has also played key roles in the design, architecture and development of the Krixi Care telemedicine platform and in its implementation at strategic international customer locations. In addition to on-site presentation and training of clinical personnel, Pankaj has been responsible for streamlining and optimizing support processes through product innovation to help the company achieve 100% service uptime since 2010. His proudest achievement, though, is having played a part in saving thousands of lives via the Krixi Care telestroke and telemedicine platform that he helped innovate, develop and deploy, globally. Pankaj has graduated with honors and holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology from the University of Pune, India.
Director, Product Delivery
At Krixi, since 2012, Nupur Ghatnekar has specialized in healthcare informatics, playing critical roles in the design, architecture, development and deployment of healthcare IT solutions. The products and applications that she has brought to market, serve some of the largest clinical registries in the United States, providing them with actionable intelligence, performance benchmarks and comparative analyses presented via web and mobile interfaces. She specializes in HIPAA and HITECH compliance, protection of ePHI and other sensitive patient, provider and hospital identifying data, as well as in the security of web and mobile applications that access, process and present these data. In addition, Nupur also works with our content matter experts to design clinical modules and the seamless integration of these modules in the hospitals' and providers' workflows. She has worked with our telemedicine and telehealth networks in the United States, Middle East and Asia Pacific to reduce operational overheads, increase revenues and lower cost of ownership of healthcare IT systems, including the Krixi Care telemedicine and telehealth platform. Nupur has been a recipient of the prestigious AFS and NTS scholarships in India, has graduated with honors and holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology from the University of Pune, India.
Board of Advisors
Dr. Emad Yacoub
Dr. Yacoub is an accomplished radiologist in St. Petersburg, Florida, who trained in Yale University in New Haven. He has extensive experience in managing web development. Dr. Yacoub has extensive experience with web business development, including owning multiple online companies in and outside of the healthcare industry, such as in the fields of teleradiology, medical equipment sales, online furniture distributorship and online financial solutions. Dr. Yacoub also is the founder of the largest online Coptic network in the world. He is also involved with multiple real estate investments including hotels in New York City.