Rupen Patel became Influence Health’s Chief Executive Officer in 2018. Since joining the company in 2017 as Chief Technology officer, he has shaped the vision and technology agenda for Influence Health’s consumer experience platform. He focuses on providing oversight across the organization to ensure timely and efficient execution of strategic initiatives and operations as well as driving product development and technology innovation efforts. With over 15 years in assembling and directing fast-paced software engineering teams, Rupen specializes in strategy and road maps to help businesses drive growth and innovation. He’s passionate about creating software that addresses healthcare’s need for better consumer engagement solutions.
Rupen formerly served as CTO for NCR’s Small and Medium Business division, where he led global engineering for NCR Silver and launched SaaS and Mobile products in 3 new markets. He also drove innovation efforts in streaming analytics and Internet of Things. Prior to that, he founded and directed Mercurium which helped SaaS companies create new products in marketing automation, eCommerce, health gamification, and more. He also led CMS and Social Network product development for many Turner brands including CNN.com, SI.com, and Money.com
An alum of Vanderbilt, Rupen also received a Masters degree from Georgia Tech. His honors include a Frost and Sullivan Excellence in Technology Innovation Award in 2016.