At Medtronic’s Diabetes Service and Solutions Unit, Huzefa Neemuchwala serves as Chief Engineer and Sr. Director for the Data and Informatics Innovation, responsible for building the digital health business. Huzefa leads global informatics innovation for Medtronic’s big-data initiatives – particularly in partnership with IBM Watson, where machine learning and analytics are being used to solve some of the hardest problems in diabetes management such as prediction of hypoglycemia, analytics for integrated patient management and robust predictive bionic pancreas systems. Huzefa is responsible for new digital health business models for products and services powered by data and analytics. In the past, Huzefa has held both technology and business roles in healthcare informatics at Abbott, McKesson, Hologic and Fujifilm.
Huzefa earned an MBA from University of California, Berkeley and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He also earned MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of Michigan, and in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas respectively. Huzefa earned his BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India.
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