Sharib khan is a tech visionary at Applied Informatics, an award winning Healthcare Information Technology startup in New York City. At Applied Informatics, he is responsible for overall product development and innovation initiatives at the company. He led the conceptualization of the company's flagship product, TrialX.com, a leading platform to connect patients to clinical trial investigators. TrialX and its derivative products are now used in world-famous medical institutions such as The Cleveland Clinic, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, University of Pennsylvania, New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. TrialX has won several awards including the NCI's best Cancer Consumer Application Development challenge in 2011.
He previously co-founded one of the largest cooking recipes websites, iFood.tv. And in between these endeavors he worked as a Biomedical Informatics Researcher at Columbia University working on several federally funded research projects, include the development of a patient-centric EHR, a health promotion portal built on web 2.0 technologies and conducting an IT readiness assessment for the Dept of Health, New York City, which initiated the Primary Care Information Project to support the roll out of EHRs in city clinics.
He learnt how to program when in boarding school in the Himalayas and then followed his passion to be do "awesome things" in technology after finishing medical school in Delhi. He can often be spotted as the "headstand guy", doing his favorite yoga poses somewhere.