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Gune joins Huma to drive further commercial adoption of the company’s digital health platforms in the U.S., specifically its ‘Care at Home’ platform for remote patient monitoring.

“Huma is transforming healthcare and research through its digital-first patient care platform, expanding access for patients, increasing capacity for clinical staff and delivering data insights for researchers and providers,” said Gune. “I’m proud to be joining a team committed to transforming healthcare for all.”

“Huma has established a strong track record working with more than 27 million patients across its platforms in the UK and across Europe - both in primary and secondary care,” said Michael Macdonnell, SVP Healthcare and Global Head of Operations at Huma. “On the back of Huma’s digital health partnership with AstraZeneca, as well as the coveted Prix Galien award, we are now taking our mission to provide digital-first care and research to the US market. Kaushik is the perfect leader for our expansion, combining strategic insight with the business know-how needed to bring our remote monitoring technology to millions of Americans.”

Gune has held numerous senior leadership roles during his career with a focus on developing and advancing commercial products in the digital health market, most recently as VP of Digital Health & New Ventures at Smith+Nephew. Previously, he served as Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer at Innovative Health Diagnostics, where he led a diagnostic lab through a major growth phase managing finance, strategy and business development functions.

From a career spanning a range of business functions, Gune brings experience from Operations at United Airlines, Strategy & Commercial at McKinsey & Co and Finance at NuVasive. He holds a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Mumbai, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an M.B.A. in Strategy & Finance from INSEAD.