Sameer Sawarkar

March 1, 2017

Sameer has been instrumental in sowing the seed for Neurosynaptic, a pioneer in state-of-the-art telemedicine and m-Health. Today, Neurosynaptic proudly stands as the largest m-health and telemedicine platform, spread across 2200 village centres, and brings healthcare access to more than 50 million people in India and other developing countries.


Sameer has received immense recognition for his work in m-health and telemedicine. An Ashoka fellow, he has many achievements to his credit, including Global Indus Technovator Award by MIT, Boston, for pioneering work in the area of telemedicine. He also holds engineering awards and patents, and has many national and international publications to his credit. The World Economic Forum of Switzerland has chosen Neurosynaptic Communications as ‘Technology Pioneer – 2008’, and NASSCOM Foundation has honoured the company with ‘Social Innovation Honours 2014: Jury’s choice Award’. In 2016 Neurosynaptic won the ‘Millennium Alliance Award’


During 1999-2003, he had been at the helm of DACS Software as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer. Prior to that, he was with Motorola India, where he managed projects in software tools and DSP applications.
Sameer graduated with top ranking in Electronics Engineering from Government College of Engineering, Amravati, Maharashtra, and completed his post graduation with distinction from the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.