Dr. Dilpreet Brar brings with her a rich array of experiences in direct clinical practice, hospital management, and healthcare system development.
Dilpreet finished her medical education from Punjab University, and worked in clinical practice for 15 years in Ludhiana, Chandigarh, and as the Resident Medical Officer in Apollo Hospital in New Delhi.
After that, she switched to healthcare management, and was responsible for conceptualization, launch, and management of over a dozen hospitals across Delhi-NCR and Punjab. She served as the Executive Director at Max Healthcare for 10 years and as the Regional Director at Fortis Healthcare for five years, where she also led the flagship hospital Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI). She grew FMRI from its inception to $100 Million in three years.
Dilpreet studied General Management at Harvard Business School.
Her work ethic is relentless, her style of leadership hands-on, and her approach to clinical care, trans disciplinary.
Dr. Ajit Singh is a partner at Artiman Ventures and focuses on early-stage technology and life science investments. He represents Artiman on the Board of Directors of CardioDx, CLICK, CORE Diagnostics, medECUBE Healthcare, Aditazz and Terapore.
Ajit is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Medicine at Stanford and serves on the Boards of Max Healthcare and Cadila Pharmaceuticals, based in India, and Sophie Biosciences spun out of UCLA and CalTech.
Prior to joining Artiman, Ajit was the CEO of Biolmagene, a Cancer Diagnostics company that was acquired by Roche in September 2010. Earlier, Ajit spent twenty years at Siemens in various CEO roles - in the US and in Germany. During this time, he concurrently served on the faculty at Princeton University.
Ajit has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University, a Master's in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University and a bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from Banaras Hindu University, India. He has published two books and five patents. His annual Top-10 Book Review is carried by various blogs and reading journals in December every year.
Dr. David Lawrence is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kaiser Permanente, the second largest integrated healthcare system globally. Prior to his role as the Chairman and CEO, Dr. Lawrence served Kaiser in various executive and clinical roles - as Vice-Chairman and chief operating officer, as well as regional vice president roles in California, Colorado; and Oregon.
Before Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Lawrence served as health officer and director of Human Services in Oregon; and as Director in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, at the University of Washington.
Dr. Lawrence earned a Bachelor’s degree from Amherst College, an MD from the University of Kentucky, and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Washington. He completed his Residency in General Preventive Medicine at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Washington, and is Board Certified in General Preventive Medicine. He received honorary degrees from Amherst College, University of Kentucky, and Cornell University, and is a member of the University of Kentucky Alumni Hall of Fame and the University of Kentucky College of Public Health Hall of Fame.