Launching Telemedicine Devices Abroad: A Case Study in CV -Srikanth Jadcherla and Dr. Rich Goldman-05/03/2016 - 8:30am

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Launching Telemedicine Devices Abroad: A Case Study in CV
Event Date: 
05/03/2016 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale
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Srikanth Jadcherla and Dr. Rich Goldman
Event Speaker Title: 
CEO and Chief Marketing Officer
Event Speaker Company: 
PiiTech
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Srikanth Jadcherla

Srikanth Jadcherla is a well-known Low Power Guru, technologist, educator, entrepreneur, investor and green evangelist. He is on a mission to make education and healthcare accessible and affordable anywhere.

Srikanth’s primary area of technical work is in low power chips and systems. He is a veteran of low power designs and pioneer of many energy efficiency techniques and principles. Jadcherla received an Intel Achievement Award, Intel’s highest honor, for his work on low power and is the author of 13 patents/applications. He was the founder of Archpro, where he created the theory of Voltage Aware Boolean analysis for low power ICs and systems. Archpro was acquired by Synopsys in 2007.

His current area of research is on 3rd generation low power designs, IOT protocols, IOT verification, mobile big data, IOT medical access and smart grid energy control algorithms. He is a prolific speaker on wide ranging topics such as System/SOC verification, energy management, energy policy and educational reforms.

Prof. Jadcherla holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from IIT-Madras in India, and a master’s degree in computer science and engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Charter member of the TiE and is actively involved in angel investments, incubations and mentoring activities.


Dr. Rich Goldman

Rich Goldman is Chancellor of Global University of Engineering and a consultant to the semiconductor industry with more than 25 years of global experience developing strategic alliances, technology standards and marketing programs that align with company strategy and drive results. In

1986, Rich established Texas Instruments' ASIC operation in Bangalore, India. In 1992, he founded Russian-American Software, amongst the first US-Russia collaborations in software. While serving as a vice president at Synopsys, Inc., and CEO of Synopsys Armenia, Rich helped develop a number of programs to foster high tech education worldwide, garnering honors such as guest Professor at the Chinese Academy of Science, and Honorary Professor at the Moscow Institute of Electronic Technologies. With Michael S. Malone and the President of Armenia, Rich established the Armenia’s Presidential Award for Contribution to Humanity Through IT, bringing to Armenia Steve Wozniak, Craig Barrett, and Federico Faggin.

Rich has presented at TEDx, and coauthored the book “STARMUS” with Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Alexi Leonov, Kip Thorne, Richard Stzostak, George Smoot, Steven Hawking, Brian May, and others. Rich earned a BSCS from Syracuse University, an MBA and MS Engineering Management from The University of Dallas, and an honorary Doctorate from The State Engineering University of Armenia.

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In India, the telemedicine market is experiencing exponential growth – driven by the fact that 80% of the doctors are in urban areas and 70% of the population is rural. A relaxed regulatory regime, micropayment structures, widespread availability of cellular devices and increased awareness in the population are leading to rapid proliferation. Leading hospitals have already begun telemedicine efforts and 20+ telemedicine smartphone based players are gearing up. We expect over a million telemedicine operators (para medical personnel) to be operating by 2020.

Specifically, cardiovascular disease is at epidemic levels in India, with 1 in 4 adults at risk; the average age of heart attacks is now around 40. iMedrix, a Silicon Valley Based startup is entering the market with a lightweight, rugged, mobile ECG/EKG device for field screening and triaging. iMedrix went from seed funding to post-trial revenue generation in less than 9 months. iMedrix devices are on a fast path to clinical workflow integration setting a precedent for rapid trials and telemedicine subscription models. In a short period, 1000s of readings have been taken and we anticipate that to grow to over a million later this year.

As we have traversed this path at rocket speed, we have had many valuable learnings. The speakers will present an overview of the Indian telemedicine market and share their insights and experiences.