Sheena GillExecutive Vice-President & Chief Growth Officer
Selected as part of Washington Business Journal's Top 40 Business Leaders under 40, Sheena is a recognized public health executive who is personally and professionally passionate about advancing AI to improve health outcomes for all through early disease detection. Prior to joining CognitiveCare, she held C-Level roles with a Public Health and Health Care Delivery Consulting Organization and Senior Executive roles with an Education Technology Company. Sheena has served on multiple corporate boards, including a Health Communications firm, a start up in the Value Based Payment solutions space, and a Contract Research Organization. Prior to her executive-level appointments, she practiced law in the D.C. metro area representing hundreds of high tech companies and served in the offices of two United States Senators. Sheena is also active in D.C. 's business and charitable communities, having served on the advisory boards of TIE-DC, Rezon8 Capital, and Pratham DC
Sheena holds a B.S. in Foreign Service (in Science and Technology in International Affairs) from Georgetown University. She also holds a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Baltimore and is admitted to the bar in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
Sri ValavalaChief Technology Officer
Sri Valavala brings more than two decades of invaluable software engineering experience having architected some incredibly complex technology solutions for PwC and IBM in his 20+ years at Silicon Valley's start-up incubation centers.
Regarded as one of the finest experts in extensible technology solutions, Sri has helped several startups with their cloud migration and strategy. His passion at leveraging technology for the advancement of human capabilities and his experience as a technology evangelist, coupled with his forte in architecting and building scalable AI solutions will be an immense plus in his CTO role, as Sri aims to steer CognitiveCare's AI platform in the right direction.
Venkatesh S. SistaChief Operating Officer
Venkatesh S. Sista has more than 20 years of Industry experience in Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Center Transformation, Manufacturing Automation, e-Commerce and Web Content Management. He has led several cross-functional and cross geographic teams in successfully delivering numerous multi-Million dollar IT and Business engagements that helped clients meet their business objectives within budget and time schedules.
Venkatesh earned his MBA degree from Cornell University, M.S from the University of Toledo, and B. Tech in Computer Science from Andhra University.
Dr. Santosh ShahLead Data Scientist
Dr. Santosh Shah has over 18 years of work experience in healthcare, AI and technology with Expertise in using data-driven techniques to help firms improve their ROI. He has successfully led and managed a wide range of assignments covering Precision Medicine, Deep Learning for Public Health, Building Multi-lingual Chatbots for healthcare discovery, NLP of clinical data, AI driven clinical decision support tools, generating synthetic populations for healthcare applications, and healthcare dashboards.
Dr Santosh has earned his MBBS degree in Human Medicine from the University of Mumbai, MS in Computer Science from the Oklahoma State University, and EPGBM in Business from IIM – Calcutta
Manoj TeltumbadeResearch Data Scientist
Dr. Manoj Teltumbade has extensive experience in Genomics, Biostatistics, and Experimental Design. His expertise lies in applying AI/ML models to multi-omics and clinical data to gain insights into diseases at the population level.
He has a very keen interest in podcasts/ebooks related to evolutionary psychology, neuroscience, and artificial intelligence.
Manoj earned his Ph.D. in Biology with focus on Computational Genomics from CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, and his M.Sc. In Biotechnology from the University of Pune. With a Merit Certificate in Machine Learning from the Indian Statistical Institute to complement his Genomics-Bio Statistics background, Manoj is amongst only a handful of world-wide scholars to clear the meritorious CSIR NET Junior Research Fellowship twice.