Dr Vinod Seetharaman

Dr Vinod Seetharaman

Digital Health Evangelist, Clinician Technologist, Healthcare Advisory, Microsoft, DXC Technology, Hewlett Packard, Singapore

Dr. Vinod Seetharaman has over 20+ years of clinical and health IT experience; specialized in enabling healthcare and pharma-life sciences clients, to develop and execute digital transformation objectives across Asia Pacific, ANZ, US, Japan, middle east, and India. He graduated as a Doctor of Medicine in 2002, received his MBA in 2009 and completed executive education in Artificial Intelligence in 2019. He has extensive experience across the entire healthcare enterprise technology stack where he has worked as the regional industry lead with hyper-scalers like Microsoft, prior to which he was the Chief Medical Officer (Asia) for DXC Technology. A clinician-technologist, he brings interdisciplinary skillsets to help clients with IT solutions strategy focused on healthcare interoperability, clinical effectiveness, patient engagement, and experience. An internationally respected thought leader and digital health evangelist, he routinely engages the academia, clinical fraternity, and healthcare ecosystem players through collaborative innovation initiatives.

Key Skills
Healthcare strategy consulting, business development, clinical advisory, health IT, healthcare interoperability, health analytics & AI, design thinking, precision medicine, key stakeholder management

Professional Experience
Microsoft Corporation, Singapore 
Healthcare Industry Lead, APAC: Driving innovation and digital transformation across public and private healthcare provider and payer ecosystems
▪ Own and lead the Microsoft healthcare business strategy for the APAC region
▪Collaborate with public policy, national transformation, technology agencies and provider/payer CXOs to unlock opportunities to improve patient care and outcomes through technology adoption like cloud, big data and AI
▪ Build partner ecosystem to support innovation and collaboration at scale.

DXC Technology, Singapore 
Chief Medical Officer (Asia): Chief clinical domain consultant and core member of DXC Asia Healthcare & life sciences leadership driving region strategy and sales
▪Spearhead consulting/advisory services to build data -driven ecosystems for healthcare provider and pharma/life-sciences
organizations aimed at enhancing collaboration and patient outcomes
▪ Engage key executives to help envision the future and co-create compelling value propositions that help reduce the cost of care and enhance patient engagement to deliver better outcomes via an array of technology themes such as AI, IoT – medical devices, precision medicine, cloud, digital platforms, etc.
▪ Successfully developed and pivoted to a ‘COVID new normal’ partner GTM strategy across key markets, which not only has significantly strengthened the overall value proposition but also led to about 50% of healthcare opportunities in the region

DXC Technology, Singapore/ Bangalore 
Global Industry Business Partner – Healthcare & Life sciences: Drive DXC’s healthcare competitive positioning in the IT software and services market via pricing innovation, sales effectiveness, knowledge management, and competitive intelligence
▪ Key contributor to healthcare & life-sciences (HCLS) global product strategy: DXC positioning, competitive landscape, market opportunity studies
▪ Go to clinical domain consultant for HCLS pursuits and client innovation initiatives for India and ASEAN accounts
▪ Led the incubation of cloud-based digital transformation solutions for the healthcare provider and life sciences segments that
became a multimillion-dollar line of business HP / Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Bangalore, India Jul 2010 – Apr 2017

Practice Lead – Industry Advisory: Innovate and drive industry vertical solutions and sales enablement strategy at scale
▪ Led the development and execution of growth strategies encompassing business planning, performance, sales-enablement, solution development, and industry marketing initiatives for the world-wide (WW) healthcare provider segment
▪Represented and evangelized healthcare solutions through international industry conferences and whitepapers
▪ Led the conceptualization and development of healthcare analytics solutions to improve asset utilization and clinical outcomes that yielded a 15-60% improvement in both efficiency and patient experience
▪ Incubated and led a strategy & advisory practice which comprised of 25 senior industry consultants focused on providing high – value business insights towards solution development, sales enablement, industry GTM, sales prioritization, and deal support across focus industry verticals (health & life sciences, manufacturing, automotive, energy, banking, insurance, telecom, etc.)

Clinical Practice, India
Physician – General Medicine: Deliver quality care to ensure excellent patient outcomes
▪ Clinical practice in government and private healthcare institutions
▪ Cross-specialty experience across surgical, medical, pediatric, and OB/GYN disciplines
▪ Led community medicine and health education initiatives targeted towards the under-privileged

Education & Certifications
-Master of Business Administration
-Doctor of Medicine (MD) – General Medicine
-Executive Education, Artificial Intelligence

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