As Chairman and CEO of Inspirata, Satish is focused on executing the company’s vision and aggressive growth strategy. He is a highly regarded and successful entrepreneur and investor who has assembled a world-class team of cancer specialists, scientists, informaticists and technology experts to deliver on Inspirata’s mission to develop innovative cancer diagnostic solutions to optimize patient outcomes.
Satish founded his first company, IMRglobal, in 1988. From modest beginnings, IMRglobal grew into a major, international IT services firm that went public in 1996, and eventually had more than 3,000 employees worldwide. Following the sale of IMRglobal to CGI in 2001, Satish acquired and led Atlanta-based Zavata, a business process outsourcing and revenue cycle management firm servicing the healthcare provider and insurance market. Under Satish’s leadership, Zavata raised approximately $65 million from world-renowned venture capitalists, completed five acquisitions, including Siemens’ Revenue Cycle Management division, and was successfully sold to Apollo Hospitals in 2008.
Acknowledged for his innovation in software engineering and outsourcing, Satish received back-to-back awards from Ernst & Young as Florida Entrepreneur of the Year in 1998 and 1999, and he was named Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year in 1999. He is widely credited as being the first to successfully marry the concept of concurrent software engineering and a 24-hour workday by using resources located in different time zones worldwide to expedite software delivery.