Former Cisco, GE Healthcare, Microsoft leader joins Caregility as chief product and engineering officer

Eatontown-based Caregility, a leader in telehealth, recently named Kedar Ganta as the company’s chief product and engineering officer. In the newly created role, Ganta is responsible for Caregility software products, managing product lifecycle and strategy, technical vision and product roadmap for the Caregility Cloud platform.

Ganta brings 20 years of senior leadership experience in enterprise-scale and cloud-native applications to his role at Caregility. Previously, he served as head of product for global growth verticals at Cisco Systems, where he was responsible for driving expansion in health care and other industry verticals and oversaw the development of augmented reality solutions for frontline workers. Prior to that, Ganta shaped digital product strategy in technical leadership roles at athenahealth, GE Healthcare and Microsoft.

“The deep expertise that Kedar brings to this new role will help us continue to drive initiatives and development efforts to keep pace with the incredible growth in adoption we are seeing across existing and new customers,” Caregility President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Brandofino said. “Our commitment to continually advancing our platform to meet our customers’ expectations and evolving needs has been a key factor in Caregility’s ‘Best in KLAS’ recognition for the past three years. We see Kedar playing a pivotal role in carrying that mission forward by ensuring we meet high-quality standards to maintain Caregility’s position as the leading virtual care platform.”

Health care organizations are increasingly opting for hybrid care models that bring virtual workflows to bedside care to improve patient safety and engagement as well as reduce pressure on clinical teams. Ganta’s appointment amplifies Caregility’s focus on application versatility and reliability as customers look to operationalize telehealth to support clinical use cases across the enterprise.

“Caregility has been a trailblazer in developing clinically driven virtual care solutions that health systems can trust and build on,” Ganta said. “They are the only enterprise telehealth platform that offers a full suite of products and services that meet the needs of the entire care continuum. I look forward to expanding our global footprint while maintaining focus on delivering on the vision of providing scalable, reliable, flexible and innovative solutions that health systems can depend on for all their virtual care programs.”