SDSB hosted Ms. Nancy Koenig, CEO Caremerge and the founder of the company, Mr. Fahad Aziz at LUMS on 30th November 2017. During the meeting with the MBA students and faculty, both Ms. Koenig and Mr. Aziz spoke about ‘women leadership in technology’ and ‘unconventional businesses’. They shared their professional journeys and encouraged the students to take risks and think about working on unconventional business ideas. The Associate Dean's Dr. Anjum Fayyaz (External Relations) and Dr. Abdur Rahman (Research) were also present at this meeting and had valuable contributions to the discussion.
Caremerge is a digital health company, which has been named as one of the fastest growing healthcare startups by Forbes magazine. Caremerge forges meaningful connections between providers, families and seniors seeking to improve communication in today’s complex healthcare environment. With a revolutionary, easy-to-use cloud-based coordination platform, Caremerge keeps the entire care team informed and cohesive through an intuitive interface that enables real-time staff interaction, provides families with peace of mind and improves overall senior wellness. The company has raised over $20m in funding, and has offices in Chicago and Lahore. Ms. Koenig has been recently appointed as the CEO of Caremerge, while she was working as President & COO at Merge Healthcare, which was acquired by IBM Watson for $1bn. Mr. Aziz is Co-Founder and the CTO of the company and prior to this, he was working at Forbes as Tech Contributor.