Abacus works closely with payers, providers, and other healthcare companies to deliver best-in-class data management capabilities.
Our Leadership Team
Minal is a serial physician entrepreneur who founded ABACUS Insights to serve payer needs around data integration and insight generation. Prior to this he has held senior roles at payer organizations most recently serving as SVP and Chief Strategy Officer of Horizon BCBSNJ.Read More
His entrepreneurial experience includes founding Care Management International, a pioneer in leveraging offshore clinical talent to support payer clinical functions, which was successfully sold to iHealth Technologies – now Cotiviti (COTV) – and Vayu Technologies, a telecommunications platform developed by Bell Labs and spun out and sold to SeniorLink. He holds a BA and an MD from Boston University and an MPH from Harvard School of Public Health and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where he served as a staff physician and faculty at Harvard Medical School for nearly a decade. He has also served as an associate with McKinsey and Company. Outside of the office, Minal spends time with his wife and 2 sons, skiing in the winter and trying to play golf in the summer.
Yogesh Shinde brings over 30 years in technology and software product development across a range of disciplines, including R&D, emerging technologies, agile processes and integrating offshore talent to create self-sustaining, high efficiency, scalable engineering teams.Read More
As CTO at 1insurer, a Carlyle Group backed enterprise software company, Yogesh led global engineering and product management. From 2007-2016, he led software product development at Optum, including Symmetry, Population Health, Provider Measurement, Care Coordination, HIE and strategic initiatives leveraging big data technologies. He worked in various engineering management roles at Parametric Technology focused on development of enterprise PLM software products. Yogesh earned his master’s in computer science from University of Bombay, India and bachelor’s in Electrical and Electronics from BITS, Pilani, India. Yogesh enjoys running and loves to cook especially for social and festive gatherings of family and friends.
Doug has nearly two decades’ experience in CTO and Chief Architect capacities with various healthcare companies, is a “hands-on” servant leader, and has implemented multiple advanced healthcare platforms.Read More
Prior to joining Abacus Insights as their Chief Architect, Doug was the CTO for Cure Forward, combining healthcare and life sciences with machine science to match patients to clinical trials. Prior to Cure Forward, Doug was the Chief Engineer and CTO for ikaSystems, a leading vendor for health plan core admin systems. Prior to ikaSystems, Doug operated in different executive positions for early and mid-stage companies in distributed analytics, healthcare platform as a service, and ecommerce and logistics. Doug likes to spend time outside of work with his family and in the wilderness hiking, mountain biking, and kayaking.
Jeff Cratty is the VP of Engineering at Abacus Insights and oversees the development and operations of the Abacus platform. Jeff brings over 15 years of engineering experience, from small startup to large technology enterprise and has lead practices for multiple disciplines within technology.Read More
Prior to joining Abacus, Jeff served in leadership and engineering roles at Veracode, where he built the engineering and operations teams, developed a product suite in the AWS cloud for security scanning, while also innovating in emergent technologies for IAST and RASP. While at RSA, Jeff helped transition the SecurID technology from a desktop application, to a J2EE distributed architecture, and supported the rollout to over 25,000 customers. At Visa, Jeff was on the team that developed several of the first components of the Verified by Visa payment and security technology. Jeff received a degree in Computer Science from St. Edward’s university and graduated cum laude. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.