Dr. Vikram Sheel Kumar
Founder & Chief Medical Officer
About Dr. Vikram Sheel Kumar
Vikram Sheel Kumar is the Chief Medical Officer of Dimagi. An engineer and physician, Vikram co-founded Dimagi to bring the energy of the open source movement to solve important and interesting problems in health. Vikram did his graduate thesis at the MIT Media Laboratory where he developed one of the earliest mobile video games for health. Vikram is also co-founder of Cogito Corp and Clear Creek Bio.
Vikram studied engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology and Columbia University and medicine at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology where he graduated magna cum laude. He completed a residency in Clinical Pathology from the Brigham & Women’s Hospital where he was chief resident.
Vikram has won numerous awards including being named an MIT Technology Review’s TR100 and its Humanitarian of the Year, a Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator, and a Paul and Daisy Soros New American. Along with Jon, he was named a Social Entrepreneur Awardee by the Schwab Foundation of the World Economic Forum.