StanPlus appoints ex-Uber engineering leader Suhas Kulkarni as Chief Technology, Product Officer, and Founding Member

StanPlus, India’s largest medical emergency response platform, has announced the appointment of Suhas Kulkarni as the Chief Technology & Product Officer and has instated him as a Founding Member of the company. In this role, Suhas will be the driving and building technology-led applications that will help in contributing to StanPlus’s vision to become and build India’s fastest and most equipped medical response system.

With the appointment of Suhas, StanPlus will also strive toward adopting and instilling a tech-first approach that will help build infrastructure and build on StanPlus’s pursuit of achieving an 8-minute ETA for ambulances that will help save millions of lives during the golden hour. 

A seasoned professional and responsible for building technology expertise of companies, Suhas Kulkarni has an experience of over 25 years in the industry. Prior to his appointment at SanPlus, he was the Engineering Lead at Uber where he was building a cutting-edge technology stack and solving massive scale problems. He has also previously worked for prominent organizations like Oracle, SocialCode, and GREE.

Commenting on the announcement, Prabhdeep Singh, Founder & CEO StanPlus shared, “We are elated to announce that Suhas Kulkarni will be joining us as Chief Technology & Product Officer to build India’s Fastest Medical Response System. His experience of over two decades in building a technology stack will aid in transforming and scaling StanPlus’ vision of creating a healthcare equivalent of 911. With his appointment, we will be working towards making Stanplus a tech-first platform that will support in building and scaling our medical emergency responses across 400+ Indian cities.”

Talking about his appointment, Suhas Kulkarni, Founding Member, Chief Product, and Technology Officer shared, “StanPlus is on a mission to solve the country’s emergency response crisis. The pandemic made us realize that even though our hospitals are equipped to handle such situations, extra support from companies like StanPlus can play a pivotal role in ensuring a timely response. I am elated to announce that I will be helping build technology at StanPlus. I will be working towards contributing to StanPlus’ quest to create a medical infrastructure model akin to 911 and save millions of lives during the ‘Golden Hour.’”

StanPlus aims to achieve the core pillars of response technologies during emergencies: access, triage, destination selection, and vital sharing. The Hyderabad-based startup has partnered with 50+ hospitals and 70+ enterprises and is looking to expand to 15+ cities in India by the end of this year, a step towards providing access to people across the country.

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