Advisory Board Member Profile 2018
Areas of Expertise
Big Data Strategy, Big Data & Marketing, AI & Machine Learning, Reducing Risk Through Big Data, Driving Innovation with Big Data, Big Data Technologies & Infrastructure, Implementation Issues with Big Data
Anand Hirekatur is currently VP, Engineering at Netsmart Technologies and is responsible for designing, building and operating Netsmart's cloud based post-acute healthcare platform. Previously, Anand was Sr Director, Engineering at CarRentals, an Expedia group company, and as part of the leadership team led the company to 3x growth in 3 years.
Anand is a hands-on and creative problem solver who can lead multi-talented, globally distributed teams in challenging environments while exceeding expectations. He has extensive experience in:
- building, mentoring and managing multiple engineering teams with strong focus on quality, innovation and on time delivery using engineering best practices
- Product Ideation to Delivery and Operations using Agile/Lean practices
- High volume multi-tenant platforms/services, SaaS and PaaS applications, API platforms, desktop, mobile web and mobile applications, big data engineering, and big data analytics
In his spare time, Anand likes to hike with family and friends, read, and tinker with new technologies.