Huzefa Neemuchwala

Head of Innovation, Data & Informatics, Medtronic

Huzefa Neemuchwala

Head of Innovation, Data & Informatics, Medtronic

Biography

At Medtronic Diabetes Service and Solutions, Huzefa Neemuchwala leads global informatics innovation for Medtronic’s big-data initiatives – particularly in partnership with IBM Watson, where machine learning and analytics are being used to solve some of the hardest problems in diabetes management such as prediction of hypoglycemia, analytics for integrated patient management and robust predictive bionic pancreas systems. Huzefa also leads informatics innovation to create new business models for new products and services, powered by data and analytics.

Over the last decade, Huzefa has held both technology and business roles in healthcare informatics at Abbott, McKesson, Hologic and Fujifilm where he worked on mobile, cloud and big-data analytics systems for critical medical applications in diabetes and oncology. 

Huzefa earned an MBA from University of California Berkeley and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering (Machine Learning) from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He also earned MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of Michigan, and in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, respectively. Huzefa earned his BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Mumbai.

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