Feb 19, 2019
NASHVILLE, Feb. 19, 2019 – emids, a global leader in digital solutions in the healthcare industry, today announced a key leadership appointment for its Healthcare Technology Solutions (HTS) business naming Kumar Kolin as President.
Kolin brings over 25 years of extensive industry experience developing and leading high-performance technology teams. Prior to joining emids, Kolin held positions at Deloitte, Siebel and PwC. While at Deloitte, he served as Managing Director for India Operations and led the team to grow to 8,000+. After being admitted to Deloitte as a Partner in 2006, he moved to the U.S. in 2008 assuming the leadership role as Deloitte’s Partner and Deputy CIO.
“It was not just in the numbers, but it was about building the right team, culture and tone of the brand,” notes Kolin. In this capacity, Kolin was responsible for modernizing the company’s application portfolio and instituted an agile engineering model that resulted in significantly greater efficiency and effectiveness for this 1,700+ member team around the globe.
Under Kolin’s leadership, this team achieved accomplishments in numerous tech capacities including predictive personalization, user experience and design processes. He also served as Deloitte’s Digital Innovation Leader and successfully introduced disruptive technology into Deloitte with IoT, virtual reality, Al and blockchain. Upon leaving Deloitte, Kolin founded a cloud engineering start-up to gain experience in meeting the growing needs of companies to use the cloud to increase both process speed and efficiency.
Kolin notes that healthcare infrastructure is leading the way in technology and disruption is taking place. “Healthcare has so many opportunities that can take care of all of the emerging capabilities that haven’t been adopted yet,” says Kolin. “This is a prime spot for the industry sector. emids brings in domain expertise and I bring in the experience to marry the design and engineering to the domain.”
“Kumar brings in a practitioner’s view that will mature emids’ solution capabilities in digital engineering. He will also be very effective in fast-tracking our clients that wish to modernize their technology and delivery,” says emids Founder and CEO Saurabh Sinha. “Our customers are investing more than ever before in research and development, and need partners that have a proven track record, exhibit thought leadership and deliver disciplined execution.”
Kolin will also lead the Innovation practice and serve as executive leader of Cloud Engineering with the ultimate goal of shaping these processes into an industry-leading practice.
As Healthcare Technology Solutions (HTS) president at emids, Kumar Kolin focuses on strategic initiatives, growth and research and development. Kolin leads the Innovation Team by serving as executive leader of Cloud Engineering. With over 25 years of success managing and leading high-performance technology teams, he served as Technology Partner, Deputy CIO and Digital Innovation Leader at industry giant Deloitte. Kolin is also founder and CEO of cloudx, a company designed to create an integrated partnership of domain, design and engineering constructed to reboot how technology services are delivered. Be sure to connect with Kumar on LinkedIn.