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Mohan Balachandran, MA, MS

Mohan Balachandran, MA, MS

Chief Operating Officer, Way to Health

Corporate Director at Penn Medicine


Mohan Balachandran, MA, MS, is a Corporate Director at Penn Medicine and the Chief Operating Officer of the Way to Health team at the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation and the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics. He is an engineer by training, with over 25 years of experience in healthcare, data and technology. Immediately before his tenure at Penn Medicine, Mohan’s co-founded Datica to address the two biggest hurdles to innovation in health care−namely, cloud regulatory compliance and data interoperability. Previously, Mohan’s entrepreneurial nature led him to launch, a physician communication company, and mthSense, a Summer 2012 YCombinator mobile advertising company. Early in his career, Mohan developed partnerships with a roster of high profile clients, such as US Oncology, Ascension Health, and Kaiser Permanente at Net.Orange. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a master’s degree from both the Wharton School and the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.