Sonu Kansal Joins NextHealth as Chief Product Officer
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DENVER, CO — Tuesday, September 25, 2018 —NextHealth is excited to announce that Sonu Kansal has joined NextHealth as Chief Product Officer. Sonu brings a wealth of experience building analytic technologies and teams to NextHealth’s work in accelerating innovation in the healthcare industry. As Chief Product Officer at NextHealth, Sonu oversees product, engineering and analytics. Sonu offers 20 years of experience building software for some of the largest global industries.
Prior to NextHealth, Sonu served as Vice President of Products and Engineering at Google and Yahoo! At Yahoo!, Sonu led product management and engineering teams for some of the largest data initiatives used within Yahoo!’s media brands. These brands included Yahoo Health and Lifestyles, Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance, and the Yahoo Contributor Network, an evolution of Associated Content, an online media company.
Kansal began his career as a senior platform engineer at Sony before joining SonicNet which was shortly thereafter acquired by Viacom’s MTV Interactive Networks where he served as the Director and VP of Technology. Kansal holds a Masters of Sciences in Management and a Bachelors of Sciences in Information Technology from the Colorado State University where he graduated summa cum laude.
“Sonu brings considerable consumer experience with successful ventures and deep engineering expertise to NextHealth,” said Eric Grossman, CEO. “The impact will be immense for customers, employees, and the industry.”
“Healthcare is at the doorstep of disruption,” said, Kansal. “With the focus on member experience in healthcare plus the explosion in readily available lifestyle information, NextHealth has an unprecedented opportunity to help people become healthier at a lower cost for health plans. We help customers pinpoint the right consumers for the right health offers that are scientifically predicted to have impact. Lessons from the consumer technology world apply well to this rapidly transforming industry. That’s why I’m excited to innovate further with the team at NextHealth.”
About NextHealth Technologies
Go beyond insights to Know What Works™. NextHealth’s analytics platform measures and optimizes health plans’ clinical and consumer program spend to drive faster and better business decisions, reduced costs, and improved outcomes. Our intuitive and automated SaaS solution utilizes scientifically rigorous methodologies and standardized processes, enabling a culture of measurement. NextHealth’s platform scales to improve any existing program and is deployed with expert services to develop and optimize new programs such as ER reduction, closure of gaps in care, chronic disease state management and more. NextHealth’s platform currently serves over 25 million members for enterprise healthcare clients. For more information, visit nexthealthtechnologies.com or follow NextHealth on Twitter @nexthealthtech
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