I am part of Praava's team because of our commitment to deliver high quality and reliable healthcare services by adopting cutting edge technology that ensures a superior patient experience.
Ms. Imam comes to Praava Health with more than ten years of work experience in the US IT industry. She has strong leadership, technical, and business qualifications with hands-on experience in new technologies, project management, and strategic planning. Upon completing her B.S. degree from the University of New Mexico, USA in Electrical Engineering, she joined IBM (International Business Machines Inc.) as a Software Engineer and worked in High End Disk Storage Systems serving American and European clients. She completed her MBA from the University of Arizona, and worked as a Project Manager at IBM, where she drove complex software and hardware development cycles into successful client deliveries. In 2014, Ms. Imam returned to her country of birth, Bangladesh, with a deep rooted aspiration to improve the lives of all Bangladeshis. While in Bangladesh, she worked as a Design & Innovation Lead, and Head of Partnerships Management at a Social Enterprise that was dedicated to resolving development barriers through technology. She led technical and strategic communication in a global consortium that includes Johns Hopkins University and WHO in developing a cutting edge open source-based health product aimed at empowering front-end health workers in Bangladesh. Ms. Imam's social work involves sponsoring underprivileged youth in her local community. She regularly contributes to humanitarian efforts during natural disasters in Bangladesh and across the globe.
Senior Project Manager
I am part of Praava because of the excellent team spirit, inspired leadership of our CEO and my desire to build a state-of-the-art healthcare IT ecosystem for Praava Health.
Mr. Samindra Dasgupta brings in 25+ years of rich experience in Healthcare IT and development. His core competencies include healthcare domain knowledge, end-to-end program management and product management in the healthcare IT space. He has worked extensively in the UK (NHS), Middle-East, and Indian healthcare markets. Mr. Samindra is a Senior IT Project Manager at Praava Health. Most recently he worked at IBM India (Healthcare) in a senior leadership role and HealthFore Technologies, Delhi, in multiple roles – Implementation Manager, Head of Pre-Sales, and Program Manager. Previously, he worked as Program Manager and Product Manager at CSC/iSOFT(now DXC Technologies), Chennai for 10 years, for NHS(UK) and Government hospitals in Australia/New Zealand, Project Manager at SRIT, Bangalore (Royal Armed Forces Hospitals, Jordan Amman) and Project Manager at Duncan InfoTech (ISCKON - Bhakti Vedanta Hospital, Mumbai). Mr. Samindra has extensive experience of working in the provider sector (hospitals) - IT Head at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon and IT Manager at Woodlands Hospital, Kolkata wherein he setup the IT infrastructure and pioneered the greenfield implementation of HIS. He has experience as DBA (Sybase) and Programmer (Sybase, C, Oracle) Mr. Samindra holds an Executive MBA from IIM (Bangalore), Post-graduate diploma (Software Engineering) from NIIT, Kolkata, and Bachelors in Commerce from Kolkata University. His professional certifications include Prince2 Certified Project Manager, Certified Scrum Master, Java, and Software Quality Assurance.
Ponchanon Datta Rone
Ponchanon Datta Rone
IT & Application Lead Engineer
I am part of Praava's team because I want to help revolutionize healthcare in Bangladesh through the application of AI.
Mr. Ponchanon Datta Rone is an IT Specialist with 7 years of professional experience and expertise in core network planning and software development. He completed his Bachelor's Degree in computer science and engineering from Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) and began his professional career as a programmer analyst at a Canadian software company. He was later employed with Banglalink as a junior engineer and was eventually promoted to planning specialist engineer in the core network department. During his six years with the telecom company, he acquired crucial knowledge of IT and application development. Mr. Rone also earned several international engineering certifications from global giants such as Huawei, Oracle, and Red Hat. He joined Praava Health as the IT & Application Lead Engineer and is responsible for the proper implementation of the HIS application while overseeing networking of the entire IT system. Mr. Rone spends his spare time working on personal projects involving AI.
Md. Abdullah Al Saleh Anand
Md. Abdullah Al Saleh Anand
I am a part of Praava's team because it allows me to apply my technical expertise I to help the people in this country access better healthcare services.
Mr. Anand is a computer engineer with a great passion for creative software/project development. Though less curious about coding, he is highly proficient in software architectural design and IT idea development. He has worked as a software developer and post-product support assistant for the software firm IamDigital, and served as an idea developer for Yellowray, a linux-based calling system in SIP protocol. At Praava Health, Mr. Anand serves as the System analyst to introduce IT integration and improve access to Bangladesh's healthcare system. Also an entrepreneur, Mr. Anand founded Spark IT, an ad networking firm. Mr. Anand completed his higher secondary education at Pabna Cadet College and graduated from Islamic University of Technology (IUT) in Computer Science Engineering (CSE). While in school, he served as vice president of the computer society and organized the country's largest programming and gaming contest for university students.
I am part of Praava's team because we are continuously improving healthcare services through digital IT transformation while putting patients first.
Mr. Amir Hossain is a technology specialist with 7 years of experience in the field of ISP, Telecom & MNC with good working experience in system and network administration, and has veteran knowledge of enterprise system designing and deploying infrastructure. He completed his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Dhaka international university and later completed his Master's Degree from Jahangir Nagar University and began his professional career as a System Engineer at a bracnet limited (ISP). He was later employed with Novotel Limited (IGW) as a System Engineer and was eventually promoted to Senior System Engineer in the data network & IT department. During his four years with the telecom company, he acquired crucial knowledge on routing, switching and system administration. Mr. Amir also earned several international engineering certifications from global giants such as Cisco, Microsoft, Juniper, and Mikrotik. He joined Praava Health as the System Administrator and is responsible for proper implementation of IT infrastructure including IT security.
IT Support Engineer
I joined Praava from a life-long penchant of learning and implementing new technologies in order to solve real world problems. Praava Health is in the process of revolutionizing health care technologies in Bangladesh and it is both exciting and gratifying to be a part of it.
Mr. Nahif is an IT Support Engineer at Praava Health who is passionate about software development and analytics. He believes that there is no such problem in the world that you cannot write down on paper and figure out a solution. He developed this problem solving skill during his college years which helped him get through a challenging engineering degree. Mr. Nahif completed his Bachelor’s degree from BRAC University in Electrical and Electronic Engineering where he was involved with several impressive projects, most notably, the development of a solar electric vehicle. Mr. Nahif likes to go on week long excursions into the hill tracts of Chittagong and stay in the wilderness to rejuvenate his mind and cope with the hectic city life.