Our Leadership Team

Syam Palakurthy
CEO & Founder

12 years of building technology products from the ground up to serve self-insured employers, payors, providers, pharmaceutical companies, and patients.

Scott Zhang
CTO & Founder

Scott utilizes coffee and sugar to deliver digital healthcare transformations.

Anurag Rai
Chief Commercial Officer

Expertise in executive decision-making, sales, inline product marketing, digital marketing, brand building and product launches. Anurag has experiences across many disease areas including cardiovascular, neuroscience, ophthalmology, dermatology, respiratory and medical imaging. He spent over 15 years at Novartis, leading the Digital Health Solutions team developing patient engagement, telemedicine, and HCP education & office solutions.

Amarinder Syan
Head of Customer Success

With her diverse experience in the healthcare industry working across Payer, Provider and Supplier segments, Amarinder has spent her career successfully building, scaling and leading client management functions at high growth companies that put patients first.

Chandi Gracey
Head of Customer Operations

20+ years experience in Business, Customer Success and Operations within various industries. Deep experience in business building and process reconfiguration at Fortune 500 companies and startups like SoFi & Stripe.

Kip Theno
Head of Practice Sales

24 years of experience in executive sales commercialization and leadership for an array of med-tech companies.

Sandeep Niwas
Head of Product

Experience leading multiple products through inception, growth, and retention phases. Worked for big enterprises to small-medium-size startups, launching new products from the ground up to scaling others with thousands to millions of customers.

See SamaCare in Action

Learn how SamaCare cuts prior authorization time in half
See how we reduce avoidable errors
Hear how other practices use SamaCare to improve patient care