Would lead product teams to expand Practo into professional networking and prescription space respectively
Practo, a healthcare platform, has announced the appointment of Anshumani Ruddra and Tarun Bhambra to lead new product teams to expand Practo into professional networking and prescription space respectively.
Ruddra has a lot of experience in building world class product teams and create fantastic products that consumers love. His most recent role was to head up Tiny Mogul Studios at Hike, and he was also the game design lead on some award winning multi-player online games including Mafia wars and Café World. During his tenure, Tiny Mogul built games like Shiva: The Time Bender – one of the first Indian made games to be featured on Google Play globally – and Dadi vs Jellies – winner of Game of the Year at NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2014.
Reportedly, as Product Head – Networks, Ruddra will build products that will help the nearly 200,000 healthcare professionals on Practo help connect and communicate amongst themselves.
“Practo is on an incredible path to make a real difference to healthcare as it exists today. I am thrilled to join the team and build a game changing dedicated networking platform for healthcare professionals that allows them to seamlessly exchange ideas as well as gather peer opinion,” said Ruddra.
Bhambra brings with him diverse experience across venture capital, consulting and operations with past roles at McKinsey and ITC. In his most recent role, Tarun was the co-lead of healthcare investments at Matrix partners, a leading investment houses in India.
As Product Head – Prescriptions, Bhambra will lead the product team at Practo to accelerate Practo’s march towards becoming a single health app for all health and wellness needs of consumers.
“I am excited to join the Practo team and help transform healthcare for billions of people around the world. Medication, though highly localised and unstructured today, is an important aspect of healthcare. I look forward to working with the incredible team at Practo to bring better experience to billions of people globally,” said Bhambra.
“I am thrilled to welcome Anshumani and Tarun to the Practo team. They bring incredible cross domain expertise along with significant experience in building game changing products. With their leadership, I am confident Practo will further accelerate our march towards being the only healthcare app for consumers,” Shashank ND, Founder and CEO, Practo.