Afsana Akhter, Chief Growth Officer

Afsana Akhter, Chief Growth Officer

Afsana leads Kiio’s Sales and Client Success team with the goal of bringing the benefits of Kiio’s MSK solutions to millions of people by partnering with Health Plans, Employers, PBMs, and other ecosystem partners.

Afsana brings over 20 years of experience across tech and digital health in developing and commercializing innovative solutions and services. Afsana is passionate about building digital health companies that empower consumers while also improving the quality and affordability of care. Afsana is also the co-founder of SkinIQ – a company that uses AI and machine vision to help people better manage their skin conditions.

Prior to that, Afsana was founding Chief Commercial and Product Officer at Prealize Health (formerly Cardinal Analytx) where she led product strategy, client success, and sales. In this role, she landed the first 10 payer contracts which represented over 20 million lives. As the former Vice President of Health Plan Strategy and Sales at Livongo Health, Afsana brought the company’s diabetes solution to millions of members via large Health Plans and Employers and established reimbursement pathways.

Previously, Afsana was the VP of Sales and Marketing at Medullan – a product design and development company that enables payers and providers to leverage multi-channel consumer engagement strategies. Afsana also held roles at Cisco Systems and Mazu Networks where she led engineering teams in developing and deploying solutions in VoIP and cyber security.

Afsana holds BS and MEng degrees in Electrical Engineering with Computer Science from MIT, with a minor in Economics. She serves as the co-chair of the Healthcare and Life Sciences forum of the MIT alumni organization of Northern CA. She lives with her husband and daughter in Mountain View CA and loves running and hiking outdoors in the many scenic trails in the area.

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