Anand works at the intersection of technology and science to deliver critical insights to agencies advancing life sciences and healthcare for all. He has nearly three decades of executive and operational experience helping public and private sector organizations use technology to deliver impactful and sustainable solutions. With a background in computer engineering, Anand leads highly complex and technical projects that assist agencies in delivering on their health and human services missions.
Earlier in his career, Anand provided health IT solutions to the federal government in his role as president of ESAC, Inc. He also served as program advisor to several high-profile projects at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health, including the Proteomics Data Commons and the Clinical Quality Standards development efforts at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, within the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Anand also served the U.S. federal government at the Department of Commerce, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, and the National Cancer Institute, leading efforts in knowledge management, development and adoption of health IT standards, and management of software application development.
Before joining the public sector, Anand was part of the team at Celera Genomics that led the mapping of the human genome and knowledge management systems. He has also held various management and technical positions at AT&T Bell Labs and Cap Gemini America.
Anand holds a Master’s in computer engineering from Wright State University and an MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park. He completed his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology in Allahabad, India.
“Sharing Data from an Academic Cancer Center Biospecimen and Proteomic Core Facilities through the Proteomics Data Commons,” Journal of Proteomics & Bioinformatics, 2021.
“Biomedical Informatics for Cancer Research,” Springer US, 2010.
“The Sequence of the Human Genome,” Science, 2001.