An experienced and strong business leader in the global enterprise software and healthcare IT industries with more than 20 years on the job, Karthik is a strong advocate for the innovative use of technology to derive greater efficiencies, reduce costs and higher profits.
As an eldercare thought leader also, he has been driving productivity agendas for eldercare delivery models across healthcare organisations globally, and seen to the expansion of Napier’s product vision to include eldercare solution across all formats of services delivery. Applying technology-enabled solutions for senior care providers offering nursing home, home care and activity-centre services, Napier today enables productivity and improved quality of care. A passionate advocate of mobile technology, he has underpinned all these solutions with a “mobile first” approach.
Across Asia, US and the Middle East, Karthik shares his vision for the evolving senior care landscape as speaker at major conferences and a regular contributor to ICT journals. He is a passionate about dementia care and education, and devotes his time and energy to charities and mentoring aspiring innovators in a local university. An industry veteran who has worked in global firms such as SAP and HP, he is also an entrepreneur and the founder of an EDB investee company. Karthik was awarded the ‘Spirit of Enterprise Award’ in 2007 for demonstrating exceptional self-reliance in the establishment and operation of a successful SME in Singapore.