Innovation, Research and Development Group Director,
Jayant Parthasarathy (JP) started his career in healthcare designing nano-sensors and wireless chipsets to better understand neuronal functioning and aid Alzheimer's research. JP applied his understanding of sensor and wireless technology to design award-winning products at Nonin Medical Inc. to aid patients suffering from chronic cardio-pulmonary diseases. With a keen interest to commercialize his group’s inventions, he also launched the eHealth Business segment at Nonin to serve a global market in chronic respiratory care.
As Chair of the Technology Group at the Continua, JP led a world-wide group of architects from Fortune 50 companies and start-ups alike to develop industry-first guidelines to promote interoperability, improved care co-ordination and reduce integration costs for systems designed to aid personal health & fitness, chronic disease management and facilitate independence for an aging population.
Currently, as Director of the Innovation, Research and Development group at UnitedHealth Group, JP’s team led the concept and development of a comprehensive health management platform integrating social and mobile technologies, biometric devices, advanced analytics to discern crowd-sourced behavioral patterns and live coaching elements. He is working on emerging business concepts that aim to disrupt healthcare delivery as it is practiced today and significantly improve access to high quality and cost efficient care.
JP attended Purdue University and the University of Minnesota, where he received his Doctorate in Engineering.