Pramod Akkarachittor Joins CLARA as Vice President of Products
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — June 4, 2019 — CLARA Analytics (“CLARA”), the leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the commercial insurance industry, today announced that Pramod Akkarachittor is the latest executive to join CLARA’s management team. He brings more than 20 years of enterprise product management and development experience to CLARA. As vice president of products, Akkarachittor is charged with overseeing products across the CLARA platform, ensuring an optimal user experience and aligning features with market demand.
“We are very excited to have Pramod join our team. Pramod’s proven track record in scaling products and teams while exceeding customer satisfaction is valuable and crucial to our success,” said Jayant Lakshmikanthan, president of CLARA Analytics. “Pramod’s expertise in bringing AI-based solutions to market aligns with CLARA’s mission of leveraging AI to bring down claims costs and develop new levels of efficiency in the commercial insurance industry.”
Akkarachittor’s distinguished background makes him an ideal fit for CLARA:
- Prior to joining CLARA, Akkarachittor served as the vice president of products at Resilinc, responsible for Resilinc’s AI-based supply chain SaaS platform. At Resilinc, Akkarachittor led work to deliver the industry’s first supply chain risk management platform using AI and machine learning (ML) technologies.
- Akkarachittor also served as vice president of product management for Firetide (acquired by UNICOM Global). In this role, he was responsible for the company’s overall product and solutions portfolio, market strategy, and technology partnerships. Akkarachittor defined and launched products that established Firetide’s dominance in the wireless video market.
“The commercial insurance industry is at an inflection point where AI and ML technologies along with accessible data are bringing about process efficiencies and cost savings. CLARA, with its technology and expertise in claims, is in a unique position to disrupt the market and lead this space,” said Akkarachittor. “I am excited to be a part of the CLARA team and its mission.”
Akkarachittor is the latest high-profile executive hire at CLARA. In September, CLARA announced that MSA veteran Kim Wiswell had joined the company as vice president of managed care operations. Additionally, Tom Ash was named senior vice president of sales and business development, while Ruth Estrich was appointed to CLARA’s advisory board.
To learn more about how CLARA is applying AI and ML to disrupt the commercial insurance industry, please visit www.claraanalytics.com/.
About CLARA Analytics
CLARA Analytics improves claims outcomes in commercial insurance with easy-to-use artificial intelligence (AI)-based products. CLARA’s suite helps claims teams reduce various sources of loss costs in claims handling by keeping claims on track throughout their life cycle. The suite uses the latest in AI and machine learning (ML) technology and can integrate easily into any workflow or infrastructure to rapidly start showing value. CLARA’s customers include companies from the top 25 insurance carriers to small, self-insured organizations. CLARA Analytics was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Silicon Valley in California. For more information, visit www.claraanalytics.com, and follow CLARA Analytics on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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