Vinay Gidwaney

Chief Product Officer
Vinay is the Chief Product Officer of OneDigital, the nation's leading strategic advisory firm focused on delivering holistic business strategies that empower businesses and their people. Previously, Vinay was the Head of Technology at CIC Health. CIC Health offers comprehensive COVID-19 testing services that are accessible, fast, and easy. The health tech company has operated dozens of public testing sites and has provided testing services to more than 3,000 schools and organizations, saving 160,000 in-person learning days. CIC Health also ran four mass vaccination sites — including Gillette Stadium and Fenway Park — and pop-up sites in more than 20 communities in Massachusetts. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, the company has facilitated more than 3 million PCR tests and over 1.2 million vaccine doses. Vinay Gidwaney was the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at Maxwell Health before it was acquired by Sun Life Financial in June 2018. Maxwell Health redefined health care for businesses with a SaaS platform and service experience that dramatically simplifies employee benefits, reduces insurance costs, and improves employee health. Vinay serves on the board of Design for Change USA, a non-profit dedicated to helping young people learn 21st century skills while doing service projects in their community. Prior to founding Maxwell, Vinay was the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Control-F1, starting the company shortly after high school. An industry leader in Support Automation, Control-F1 served more than 100 customers worldwide, 50 employees, and raised $13 million in venture capital. In December of 2005, Control-F1 was acquired by CA, one of the world's largest software companies, exceeding $4 billion in sales. Vinay was also Director and a founding investor of Neurosilicon, a life science company focused on advancing healthcare research through enabling rapid, non-invasive, targeted depolarization of excitable cells using the company's novel photoconductive stimulation technology. In early 2008, Gidwaney was invited to be a visiting researcher in the Synthetic Neurobiology Group at MIT Media Lab. Under the leadership of Dr. Ed Boyden, Vinay is helping to invent novel devices to control neuronal circuits for the treatment of neurological disorders. A 2002 winner of the prestigious MIT Technology Review Magazine Top 100 Innovators Under 35 award, Vinay lives in Boston and is the proud father of Leela, Niam and Kayvion.

Sessions by Vinay Gidwaney

01:10 PM - 02:00 PM

The Group Benefits Ecosystem: Defining Value

The Group Benefits ecosystem is crowded with stakeholders at different places in the quote-to-claim lifecycle. For each, today’s value proposition differs. For some, it’s about strategies to win new business through RFP & Quoting APIs, or medical claims integrations for voluntary benefits. For others focused on new case install, policy admin, and ben admin ecosystems, it’s about efficiencies that prevent premium leakage and raise retention with existing books of business. Which is the bigger priority: revenue or efficiency? Which drives the most value? And how will new standards shake up the mix? Join us for a panel discussion to share insights.

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