The IKS Executive Team

JOE BENARDELLO

Co-Founder and Executive Vice President

“Healthcare providers have to get big or get bought. IKS Health partners with clients with the shared goal of growing successfully, enabling clinical efficiency and outcomes, and growing revenue. IKS Health ensures that clients collect every dollar they deserve, but billing services are just a feature of our platform. With comprehensive integrated services that cover the entire care cycle, IKS Health places a guarantee on practice success.”

In 2007, Mr. Benardello co-founded IKS Health and remains at the helm of the company’s global Healthcare Solutions organization. He brings more than 20 years of executive management experience to the organization and has a proven track record enabling clients, including organizations ranging from start-ups to the Fortune 500, structured both for profit and not-for-profit, to navigate change in their industries successfully and experience significant growth.


GAUTAM J. CHAR

Chief Operating Officer

“We are driven and completely focused on managing revenue and improving the effectiveness of the provider environment for our clients.”

Mr. Char joined IKS Health in 2010 as Chief Operating Officer. His leadership, judicious use of resources, and resulting cost containment have proven critical to the success of IKS Health and its clients.


PAR BOLINA, MD

Chief Innovation Officer

“A partnership with IKS Health enables our clients to deliver better, safer and more cost effective care to their entire population of patients while continually enhancing the value and satisfaction of each visit for their patients, staff and clinicians.”

Dr. Bolina joined IKS Health in 2013 as the Chief Medical Informatics Officer and serves today as the organization’s Chief Innovation Officer designing services that lead to better, safer care. An innovative clinician highly skilled at leveraging informatics to enhance clinical outcomes and improve the patient and provider experience, he is the vision and foresight behind the IKS Care suite. Dr. Bolina’s desire to change the physician experience to improve clinical outcomes, the patient experience and provider satisfaction has developed the industry-changing services IKS believes will change the care landscape for the foreseeable future.


DR. ADHEET GOGATE

Senior Vice President, CARE Business Operations

As a Senior Vice President of CARE Business Operations, Dr. Adheet is responsible for enabling the creation of a scalable Care Business with focus on productivity, efficiency and quality excellence. He works closely with Clients and our Onshore Leaders in building a seamless onshore and offshore delivery organization.


JOHN TABONE, MBA

Chief Growth Officer

“A partnership with IKS will provide clients with superior economic and clinical outcomes through proprietary technologies that reduce cost while increasing revenue and physician engagement. I look forward to assisting our clients navigate change from fee-for-service to population health management as well as ensure that we understand, and anticipate, strategic considerations important to them. We will continually evolve our solution portfolio to be ahead of the market and look forward to providing timely, relevant, strategic and compelling solutions to our clients.”

As Chief Growth Officer, John is responsible for leading IKS Health’s growth and works in close partnership with the larger Executive Team to take IKS Health towards our growth objectives. John plays a key role in establishing critical growth strategies and evolve our Product portfolio with a focus on long-term and higher-order objectives.


NISHA RAIZADA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Nisha leads the Finance & Accounting functions. She plays a key role as a financial mirror to all the strategic decision making at IKS Health and actively partners with the Executive Team in shareholder communications and management. Nisha is establishing the framework for critical functional governance as well as cross-functional coordination for organization wide initiatives.


JIM BOSWELL, MBA

EVP and Managing Partner, Client Advisory Services

As an EVP and Managing Partner of Client Advisory Services, Jim is responsible for managing the day-to-day business and operational relationships of our clients.

Jim has devoted over 21 years to building, optimizing, and leading large multispecialty group practices, both privately owned as well as part of a large non-profit health system. He has expertise in medical group alignment and performance improvement, and is highly regarded for his ability to use organizational and governance structures to facilitate health system integration and physician engagement.


SRIDHAR GANESAN

Chief People Officer

As Chief People Officer, Sridhar oversees all aspects of the human capital function for IKS Health worldwide. Sridhar has over 15 years of extensive experience in business and human resource management across diverse sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Consumer, Media and Entertainment, Automobile, Engineering, Financial Services and a majority of Indian diversified conglomerates.


NICOLE DAVIS

Senior Vice President, Channel Management     

Ms. Davis is responsible for client relations, solution design, and improving margin growth for clients. She has over 15 years of experience in consulting and revenue cycle management within large hospital and academic medical center environments, both for clinic-based and hospital-based services.


DR. MITUL THAKKER

Senior Vice President, Transformation & Site Head – Mumbai

As Senior Vice President of Operations at IKS Health, Dr. Mitul is responsible for leading and shaping the CARE LOB – Operations and for driving Strategic Initiatives globally. He heads IKS’s Mumbai delivery center and continues to support clinical solutions innovation and development for the company’s global client base. Dr. Mitul is armed with over 17 years of healthcare experience that spans across pharmaceuticals, diagnostic, hospital, and insurance industries.


PARTHA SARATHY, MBA

Senior Vice President, Strategy     

Mr. Sarathy has played a pivotal role in shaping IKS Health’s go-to-market strategy since 2008. A seasoned executive with experience across multiple industries including Management Consulting, Venture Capital and Business Process Management, he continues to be at the helm of new service offerings and solutions development at IKS Health.


ANURAG SHARMA, MBA

Senior Vice President, Learning     

As Senior Vice President, Learning, Mr. Sharma provides strategic support across IKS Health to drive learning as a core value. Talent & leadership development, new employee training, continual learning are some of the functions under Anurag’s sphere of responsibility.