Dr. Shantanu Nundy is senior technology advisor in the World Bank Group’s Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice. His role is to accelerate the adoption of health innovation and technology across the Bank’s $15 billion health care portfolio in low- and middle-income countries. He also practices primary care at Mary’s Center, a federally qualified health center serving a large, immigrant community in Washington, D.C.
Previously, Shantanu was Director of the Human Diagnosis Project, a healthcare AI startup company backed by Y Combinator, Andreessen Horowitz, and Union Square Ventures, and Managing Director for Clinical Innovation at Evolent Health (NYSE: EVH), a population health and predictive analytics company, where he improved hospital and chronic disease outcomes for over 2 million individuals in the United States. He is also co-inventor of SMS-DMCare, an automated text messaging software for individuals with diabetes, one of the first mhealth interventions to demonstrate improved health and lower costs and be adopted by the World Health Organization’s eHealth Compendium.
Shantanu’s work has been recognized by the MacArthur Foundation and been featured in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Atlantic, and Wired Magazine. He is the author of Stay Healthy At Every Age, a Wall Street Journal top 5 book in health and wellness of 2010.
Shantanu is a graduate of MIT (BS), Johns Hopkins (MD), and the University of Chicago (MBA). He lives with his wife and two daughters in Washington, D.C.