Varun Ganapathi

Varun Ganapathi, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, AKASA

Varun Ganapathi is co-founder and chief technology officer of AKASA. He holds a B.S. in physics, M.S. in computer science, and Ph.D. in artificial intelligence, all from Stanford University. Ganapathi has successfully started two AI companies prior to AKASA, one was acquired by Google and the other by Udacity. He has served as an early advisor to a number of AI and machine learning companies, including the driverless car company Zoox. Ganapathi is recognized by Rock Health as 2021 Top 50 in Digital Health.


AKASA is the leading developer of AI for health care operations. AKASA scales human intelligence with leading-edge AI and ML securely trained on customer data to learn unique systems, continuously adapt to changing environments, and deliver comprehensive automation and analytics for complex workflows. The result is a seamlessly integrated, customized solution that reduces operating costs, frees up staff to do the work they love, and helps health systems allocate resources to where they matter most. 

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