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StanPlus appoints ex-Uber engineering leader Suhas Kulkarni as chief technology and product officer

Medical emergency response platform, StanPlus has hired former Uber technology leader, Suhas Kulkarni, as its chief technology and product officer. The company has also instated Kulkarni as a founding member of the company.  

In his new role, Kulkarni will be the driving and building technology-led applications for the company. The Hyderabad-based start-up said that with Kulkarni’s appointment, it can build a much faster and better medical response system.   

Kulkarni has an experience of over 25 years in the industry. At Uber, he worked as the Engineering Lead, building a cutting-edge technology stack that could solve massive scale problems. Apart from Uber, he has also worked for prominent organisations like tech major Oracle, SocialCode, a digital marketing, and GREE, a Chinese manufacturer of home appliances.  

“His (Kulkarni’s) experience of over two decades in building a technology stack will aid in transforming and scaling StanPlus' vision of creating a healthcare equivalent of 911,” said Prabhdeep Singh, Founder & CEO StanPlus. 

"With his appointment, we will be working towards making Stanplus a tech-first platform that will support in building and scaling our medical emergency responses across 400 Indian cities," he added. 

Commenting on his new appointment, Kulkarni, said, "StanPlus is on a mission to solve the country's emergency response crisis... I will be working towards contributing to StanPlus' quest to create a medical infrastructure model akin to 911 and save millions of lives during the 'Golden Hour.'”  

StanPlus aims to achieve the core pillars of response technologies during emergencies: access, triage, destination selection, and vital sharing. The start-up has already partnered with more than 50 hospitals and over 70 enterprises and is looking to expand to 15 plus cities in India by the end of this year.  

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