In his role as Chief Technology Officer, Harish Naidu is responsible for leading and building out Accolade’s product capabilities.
“The demand for consumers to be more involved in their healthcare decisions and management continues to rise and Accolade is at the center of solving this need,” said Harish. “Bringing technology and data science to augment the one on one human interaction to enhance the personalization of healthcare is what attracted me to Accolade. As the need for innovative digital health solutions grows in our country, so too does Accolade. I’m eager to help drive the technology strategy and roadmap of this expanding company with an eye toward improving the lives of our clients around the country by giving them the means to maximize healthcare benefits in a cost effective manner.”
Harish joined the company in January 2016 as the Senior Vice President of Development before assuming the role of CTO.
He brings to Accolade more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to joining Accolade, Harish served as Executive Vice President at GlobalScholar, Inc. and was General Manager for key products and initiatives at Microsoft for 22 years.
Harish holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communications from the College of Engineering Guindy, Chennai and a Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University at Buffalo.
When he’s not busy working, Harish enjoys traveling with his family, reading, philosophy, politics and yoga.