Leadership

Atul Pathiyal CEO

Atul
Atul Pathiyal is founder and CEO of crankfrog, llc. Prior to founding crankfrog in 2011, he was at WellPoint, a large national health plan, where he held roles in eBusiness strategy and enterprise IT strategy. He led the development of enterprise-wide recommendations for Health IT, social media, internal platform consolidation, and multi-payer portal participation. He also played an integral role in overseeing the delivery of the Zagat’s consumer feedback tool and other industry-leading web functionality that accounted for 120+ million media impressions. Before that, he led the Universal Provider Datasource initiative for CAQH. Early in his career, Atul held roles as a management consultant in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ eHealth practice as well as researcher with a focus on pharmacoepidemiology. He holds degrees from Johns Hopkins and the George Washington University.

Colin Blaney Senior Vice President

Colin
Colin Blaney is a Senior Vice President at crankfrog, llc. Prior to joining crankfrog in 2011, he was a General Partner at NewVantage Partners, where he led the company’s business architecture practice. He was previously at WellPoint, a large national health plan, where he was responsible for ensuring that the highest priority capabilities were being supported across business and IT, to address some of the healthcare industry’s most pressing needs. Earlier in his career, Colin was a Principal at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, where he helped healthcare clients define, plan and execute multi-year transformational initiatives, and at Braun Consulting, where he focused on aligning business intelligence solutions with client needs. He holds degrees from Boston University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Mano Kalathil Vice President

Mano
Mano Kalathil is a Vice President at crankfrog, llc. Prior to joining crankfrog in 2013, he was Senior Vice President – Information Technology at ActiveHealth Management, a national leader in integrated population health management. In addition to building and maintaining the company’s care management platform, he was also responsible for technology strategy and governance processes. He played an integral role in building out their population health management offering for the Provider & Health System market. Earlier in his career, Mano was a senior associate in the healthcare practice at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, and at MindTree Consulting where he was a development manager responsible for developing and maintaining technology solutions for multiple customers. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University and is an active member at HIMSS.

Adam SoloveVice President

Adam
Adam Solove is a Vice President with crankfrog, llc. Prior to joining crankfrog in 2013, he was a Portfolio Director at ActiveHealth Management, a national leader in integrated population health management, where he lead the IT annual planning process and project management office. Prior to ActiveHealth, Adam served 2 years as Chief of Staff to the CTO at WellPoint, a large national health plan, where he played significant roles in annual planning, portfolio management, and program governance. Adam also spent over 13 years at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, where he helped healthcare clients define, plan and execute multi-year transformational initiatives. He holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati in business administration and information systems management.