Amit Kulkarni is co-founder and chief executive officer of Cognetyx Corporation and a member of the company’s board of directors. He brings more than 18 years of technology, leadership, computer network security expertise, and executive management experience to his role with the company. Under his leadership and passion, he helped Cognetyx secure a coveted position in Texas Medical Center’s very selective - TMCx Accelerator Digital Health cohort, which enabled the company to have access to the world’s largest medical center and their wealth of information and guidance.
Previously, he founded Secure Healing, a healthcare data security company in 2011; he successfully patented its technology, developed its initial disruptive product, raised Angel capital, and successfully merged into Cognetyx after gaining early customers. In Fall 2014, he was also able to get Secure Healing successfully admitted to Chicago’s premiere Healthbox healthcare accelerator. Prior to that, he worked at a fast-growing, Houston-based, IT security product and services company as a Product Marketing Manager, as well as their in-house competitive product expert helping with market positioning and messaging for all current and upcoming products.
Prior to that, he was designing and implementing security architectures for complex healthcare technology products at a large health system. Before that, he worked at Thomson Reuters in their legal division in the enterprise network and application security team. He has also worked in IT security technology positions in Medical Insurance and Medical Devices industries in designing and securing PKI infrastructures.
He has an MBA from University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business specializing in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Marketing. He also earned an MS in Software Engineering from University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, where focused on Network and Data Security.