Ramesh Jakka, PhD, MS, MPhil

Ramesh is CEO, President and Founder of CapsicoHealth, Inc, and a serial entrepreneur. He also drives the analytics strategy for CapsicoHealth.

Prior to this he was the Managing Director of Corporate Strategy and Analytics at the Advisory Board Company. Previously, he was also the CEO, President and Founder of 360Fresh, Inc., where he led strategy on Healthcare intelligence, advanced analytics and clinical decision-making tools for improving patient quality and safety outcomes.

He was a principal investigator of a NCI/NCATS Grant on Cancer Care – Treatment Non-Adherence and Early Warning Systems. He drives thought leadership in the community on the meaningful use of Electronic Medical Records, personalized care and innovative services for Health Care delivery. Ramesh brings to the table several years of experience in industries such as Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and Supply-Chain services. He’s been a Manager and World-Wide Program Leader for Enterprise Solutions at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, New York.

At IBM, over a 14 year period, he helped drive the vision and strategy for new business solutions on early warning systems, warranty, reliability analytics and value chain management. For his contributions he won three “outstanding innovation” awards and a research division award. He has to his name over 15 US patents, several pending patents, and over 60 research publications. He was visiting faculty at Carnegie Mellon University and he obtained his MS, M.Phil and PhD from Columbia University in the City of New York.