About Saykara

Saykara is an innovative startup with a vision to bring back the joy of practicing medicine. We're led by a team of passionate healthcare and technology startup veterans focused on using machine intelligence to improve physicians' lives.

Our team is made up of product visionaries, engineers and machine learning experts from Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Nuance with a proven track record of building innovative cloud-based products and services.

Meet the Team

Harjinder Sandhu, Ph.D.

Harjinder Sandhu, Ph.D.

Founder & CEO

Harjinder is a former professor of Computer Science, former co-founder of a medical speech recognition startup that was sold to Nuance Communications, and was VP / Chief Technologist for Nuance Healthcare for about 5 years.  Harjinder has been in speech recognition and machine learning in healthcare for about 20 years.

Dr Graham Hughes, M.D.

Dr Graham Hughes, M.D.

President & COO

Graham is a physician with over 25 years of product strategy and innovation leadership roles at IDX, GE and SAS, working closely with luminary organizations such as Mayo Clinic, Intermountain Healthcare and Cleveland Clinic. He was recently CEO of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, a business process transformation company.

Kshitij Moghe

Kshitij Moghe

VP Customer Success, Operations

Kshitij is an experienced business leader and strategist with over 15 years of experience in launching innovative cloud-based products and services at Amazon, Nuance and Microsoft. Most recently, Kshitij was the Principal Marketing Lead for Alexa Voice Services.

Ryan Plasch

Ryan Plasch

VP Growth

Ryan brings 20+ years of experience as a commercial healthcare IT leader working with the nation’s largest health systems.   Most recently, Ryan served as the VP of Sales & Marketing at Medstreaming, a SaaS- based clinical data management platform.

Amarjit Sandhu

Amarjit Sandhu

VP Engineering

Amarjit has over 20 years of experience building and leading software engineering teams both within innovative startups and large established companies.  She has led product and/or engineering teams at Twistle, IKKOS, MedRemote, and Nortel Networks.

Jaskaran Gill

Jaskaran Gill

Director of Product

Jaskaran has been responsible for productizing early-stage healthcare technologies for over ten years, with experiences at LUNAR Design, TheraNova. As Saykara's first team member, Jaskaran has played a key role in most of what is Kara today.

Matthew Calderwood

Matthew Calderwood

Machine Learning
Nicholas Dario

Nicholas Dario

Engineer
Tanner Faubion

Tanner Faubion

Clinical Specialist
Vincent Fitzgerald

Vincent Fitzgerald

Senior Engineer
Valerie Hajdik

Valerie Hajdik

Machine Learning
Raisa Kreek

Raisa Kreek

Customer Success
Camron Lee

Camron Lee

Sr Customer Success
August Lin

August Lin

Engineer
Nick Michels

Nick Michels

Director of Information Security
Alex Spivey

Alex Spivey

Machine Learning
Clayton Stetz

Clayton Stetz

Senior Engineer
Samir Vyas

Samir Vyas

Account Management
Phillip Wong

Phillip Wong

Customer Success
Kimberly Yu

Kimberly Yu

Customer Success

Board of Directors

Tim Porter

Tim Porter

Madrona

Managing Director at Madrona Ventures and lead investor focused on early stage Pacific Northwest startups in the areas of enterprise SaaS and ML/AI applications.

Ralph Pascualy, MD

Ralph Pascualy, MD

Board Member

Former CEO of Swedish Medical Group with 25+ years of successful clinical, business and administrative healthcare leadership experience.

Kulmeet Singh

Kulmeet Singh

Twistle

Healthcare IT business leader and strategist with 10+ years experience in building and scaling innovative healthcare Technology startups. Currently CEO of Twistle, Inc.

Kirsten Morbeck

Kirsten Morbeck

SpringRock

Managing Director of SpringRock Ventures with twenty years of experience building and investing in early stage technology and healthcare companies.