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Keith de Alwis

Keith de Alwis

Chief Technology & Product Officer

I am part of Praava's team because I truly believe Praava lives and breathes a true patientcentric model of care, which has the opportunity to scale countrywide. If we seize this opportunity, we can positively improve the lives and healthcare outcomes of millions of people across the country.

Keith is Chief Technology & Product Officer at Praava responsible for building, maintaining, and scaling Praava’s core technology stack. He also oversees Praava’s product propositions, ensuring every Praava product is delivered with the best in class patient-centric experience.

Keith has over 20 years of experience in building and scaling technology solutions across retail, telecommunications, and healthcare around the world. Delivering enterprise evolution, product & service delivery, ROI, and shareholder value, he combines world-class expertise in digital media, visual collaboration, and unified communications with commercial acumen and robust change management skills. After 12 years of working in senior IT leadership positions within blue-chip organizations, Keith has spent over 8 years working in emerging and frontier markets within high growth technology start-ups. Most recently he was co-founding CTO of a digital health start-up, which he successfully scaled to 7 million customers in Bangladesh, through to exit in 2019. He sits on the advisory boards of over 20 start-ups around the world, as well as playing the role of Digital Health subject matter expert (SME) for several governments, through association with KPMG.

Keith is also active in administering open-source and technology for good projects, including one of the most significant global technology lead NCD studies with last-mile clinics deployed in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.