Executive Team

The IKS Health Executive Leadership determines the organization’s strategic direction, operationalizes solutions and leads the company forward.

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gupta leads IKS Health as the company’s Founder, CEO and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Gupta co-founded IKS Health in 2007 with the goal of building a leading technology-enabled provider enablement platform that helps provider enterprises deliver better, safer & more efficient care. Armed with a unique blend of entrepreneurial spirit, executive acumen and strategic vision, Mr. Gupta continues to shape and lead the organization on the path of rapid growth and success.

Chief Growth Officer

Since co-founding IKS Health in 2007, Joe Benardello has led the organization's growth objectives and helped us serve many of the premier health systems and medical groups across the nation. Addressing the ever-changing challenges and trends of the healthcare industry, he drives solution design, implementation, and delivery to fundamentally address the regulatory, technological, and fiscal challenges facing healthcare organizations today.

Chief Operating Officer

Peter leads global customer delivery of our Provider Enablement Platform. Peter is a senior operating executive with over 25 years experience, and has demonstrated success in building and/or transforming organizations in both the public and private sectors. He has held senior positions of President, Chief Operating and/or Chief Financial Officer across multiple industries including healthcare, where he specialized in strategic, financial and operational transformations.

Chief Clinical Services & Innovation Officer

Dr. Peng has nearly two decades of healthcare executive leadership experience with multi-state health care systems. He has deep expertise in leading physician groups and experience engaging with health plans, PBM operations and value-based care models. He is a veteran in the healthcare world and a national leader in Clinical Quality, Innovation, Physician Performance and engagement demonstrating competence with board of trustees, physicians, religious sponsors, employees, community leaders and elected public officials.

Chief Product Officer

Dr. Terrell is a national thought leader in healthcare innovation and delivery system reform, and a leader with proven experience in driving population health outcomes through patient care model design, clinical and information integration, and value-based payment models. She is also a practicing general internist. She has served as CEO of several companies, including Eventus WholeHealth, LLC., a company focused on providing holistic care to medically vulnerable adults and Cornerstone Health Care, one of the first medical groups to make the “move to value” by lowering the cost of care and improving its quality for the sickest, most vulnerable patients.

EVP & Chief Financial Officer

Anand leads our global financial operations, administration & facilities, IT infrastructure including ERP and Workforce Management. Anand is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and brings over 30 years of industry experience in the finance domain. He is a strategic finance leader with a robust track record of delivering results in world class organizations such as Unilever and Johnson & Johnson for over 20 years, including Asia Pacific roles. He also has over 10 years of experience in India CFO roles - (Johnson & Johnson and Quest International) and 6 years in a large Indian MNC as Group Financial Controller.

EVP & Chief Legal & Compliance Officer

Phillina leads our global Legal and Compliance functions. She has over 15 years of experience building and leading legal teams across industries, including energy, logistics, distribution, and the healthcare industry. Phillina was recognized by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Houston Business Journal (HBJ) as Outstanding In-house Counsel in 2015, and in 2019 she was named “Texas Leading General Counsels” and “Top 50 Women General Counsels in Texas” by the National Diversity Institute of Law.

EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Abhay is responsible for managing all our people processes and systems. He leads the charter in helping us build a Culture marked by agility, focused execution, collaboration, empowerment and respect. Abhay comes with a very strong track record of driving organizational and leadership transformations. He brings with him over 25 years’ strong experience in working on people's agenda. Prior to IKS Health, he was the Chief Talent Officer at Cipla, where he was responsible for driving the Talent and Capabilities strategies at the global scale.