Veenu Aulakh is the Executive Director of the Medical Innovation Collaborative, a program of Acumen America. She is responsible for building the strategy and partnerships to improve the health and well-being of people on Medicaid by connecting the ecosystem to tech-enabled innovations.
For almost 10 years, Veenu serves as the President of the Center for Care Innovations (CCI) where she grew the organization’s staff budget and strategy to focus on strengthening the health of under-invested communities. She was responsible for building critical partnerships and implementing the overall strategy to support the spread of innovation in safety net healthcare systems.
Before joining CCI, Veenu worked as a senior program officer at the California Health Care Foundation, where she managed programs and investments to improve the access to care and health outcomes. Veenu also held several positions with Kaiser Permanente related to improving the quality of care and increasing patient engagement.
Veenu received a bachelor’s degree in industrial operations engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science in health policy and management from Harvard University.