Jaspal Sandhu PhD’s professional focus is wholly on human-centered design for technology and service innovation in public health and healthcare. Through Gobee, a company that he co-founded in 2008, he and his teams consult global and US organizations on various issues related to innovation to improve population health. Gobee’s clients include the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Microsoft, the Skoll Foundation, Vodafone, and the Population Council. Jaspal teaches a globally unique, interdisciplinary, graduate-level course on systematic innovation at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health.
He also teaches through the Center for Executive Education at the Haas School of Business and serves an advisor to several global health technology startups. Prior to Gobee, he worked with the Mongolian Ministry of Health on health management information systems as a Fulbright scholar in rural Mongolia. He has previously worked for Nokia’s Research Center and the Intel Corporation. He received his PhD in design from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.