Chairman & CEO
Healthcare, Software, AI
San Jose, CA, USA
Vijay Sikka is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sikka Software Corporation. Under his leadership, Sikka Software has grown from a start-up to have over 34,000 practices and 119m patients on its platform for healthcare on the demand side and over 50 companies which have built applications on the supply side. Prior to Sikka Software, Vijay has worked in Artificial Intelligence and decision systems beginning with his Masters in Syracuse and neuroscience Ph.D. work at Stanford and added more than 25 years of experience with large scale projects at Intel Corporation, National Institutes of Health, Glaxo Smith Kline, Roche and UCSF affiliates.
In 1996, Vijay founded IBrain Software, Inc. that used to compete with Informatica and Cognos and served as its CEO until its acquisition in 1998 by Entigen Corporation, a healthcare information company that later became part of Roche. Vijay holds an M.S. degree from Syracuse University New York, pursued graduate studies in neurosciences at Stanford University, and is a Registered Continuing Education Provider in California. He is a frequent speaker at big data, AI, healthcare, technology and quality meetings. Vijay’s book on Maximizing ROI on Software Development was published by Taylor and Francis International and earns him a proud royalty check every few months.
Vijay was invited keynote speaker at the Digital Health World Conference in 2019 and Biohacking Congress in London in 2020. He has published and presented in many artificial intelligence and neural network meetings and conferences including the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, SPIE, IEEE, AAAI and CHMT.