Rupen Patel

Chief Strategy Officer, Healthgrades Operating Co.

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Atlanta

Stream: Commerce

Rupen was previously CEO of Influence Health, a PE backed Healthcare SaaS company working with 1000+ hospitals, which he exited last year. Post-acquisition he serves as Chief Strategy Officer at Healthgrades which connects health care consumers with the right provider at the right time. Rupen formerly served as CTO for NCR’s Small and Medium Business division, where he led global engineering for NCR Silver and launched SaaS and Mobile products in three new markets. He also drove innovation efforts in streaming analytics and Internet of Things. Prior to that, he founded and directed Mercurium which helped SaaS companies create new products in marketing automation, eCommerce, health gamification, and more. He also led product development for many Turner brands including,, and He has an undergraduate degree in EE and CS from Vanderbilt and a Masters in EE from Georgia Tech.