Retail Strategic Product Development, Sr. Consultant at CVS Health
Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin Mentor
Aparna Sud is a corporate innovator and business designer. She has contributed to the design, development, and launch of novel solutions, partnerships, and models largely for the pharma industry to support both the organization and patients alike.
Her current work focuses on driving adherence for chronic disease patients within CVS’ Retail Pharmacy enterprise innovation and product development group.
Aparna has previously launched a small scale consulting firm helping companies land in Boston and running innovation and entrepreneurial programs for higher education institutions as a means to connect Boston with Latin America. She has worked with entrepreneurs in the past through accelerator programs such as Startup Chile and organizations such as TedX Beacon Street and enjoys being an active member of Boston’s startup ecosystem.
In her free time, she enjoys honing her creative skillset with activities such as yoga, salsa, and stand-up comedy. As a certified teacher, she conducts mindfulness and ideation workshops that combine yoga, lateral and divergent thinking with business planning frameworks to help others tap into their innate creative mindset and generate a strategy to transition ideas into early stage companies.
Optimistic for a new era in digital healthcare marked by user-based design and collaborative business models, she looks forward to supporting SBC startups that have the power to generate sustainable, meaningful impact and transform patient lives. Aparna holds a dual degree from MIT in Neuroscience and Management.