Ketan Paranjape is the Director of Partnerships and Collaborations in the Health Strategy and Solutions Group at Intel Corporation. His role involves partnering with a virtual, cross-Intel team (from various business units, Sales and Marketing, Global Public Policy, Corporate Affairs, and Intel Labs) to develop health Information Technology strategies and devices for key healthcare customers, managing and driving results for multiple, simultaneous healthcare projects inside and outside of Intel that cover a wide range of topics from technology assessment to solution blueprints to public policy to innovation processes. He also runs a corporate wide Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare and Life Sciences program where he is partnering with cross-Intel teams, OEMs, ODMs and ISVs to develop market specific solutions for payers, providers, life sciences and pharmaceuticals R&D with the goal of delivering “Personalized Medicine at the touch of a button…Everywhere…Everyday…and For Everyone…”
In his 14 years at Intel Corp, he has been part of products spanning the entire “Compute Continuum” from servers to embedded medical devices in roles encompassing architecture, design, strategy and marketing. He has spent 3 years in Intel Research as the Chief of Staff and Technical Advisor to the Intel Chief Technology Officer. He has also led a high level experts group under the aegis of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to create technical and procedural specifications on “Cyber-Security – Building Confidence and Security in the Use of ICTs” for the ITU Secretary General Dr Hamadoun Touré.
Prior to Intel, Ketan worked at Medtronics on Implantable Devices, Fujitsu on Hospital Information Systems and completed internships at Honeywell. He has received M.S degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and his MBA from the University of Oregon. He recently completed a certificate program in Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Healthcare from the Harvard School of Public Health. On occasion he teaches courses in Healthcare at Oregon State University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ketan has co-authored a book on Design of Pulse Oximeters (ISBN 0 7503 0467 7). His hobbies include spending lots of time with his wife and 4 year old son, scuba diving, sailing, mountaineering, and investigating ‘what if’ scenarios for the various World War 2 allied and axis campaigns.