NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ContextMedia:Health, the leader in patient engagement and patient outcomes technologies, announced today that Madan Nagaldinne has been appointed Chief People Officer, leading ContextMedia:Health's People Strategy, Talent Acquisition, Compensation & Benefits, Learning & Development as well as People Operations in its New York City and Chicago offices. Nagaldinne will be reporting directly to ContextMedia:Health Co-Founder & President, Shradha Agarwal. Madan is a widely respected people leader in the high-growth technology space, having served in similar roles at Facebook and Amazon.
"ContextMedia:Health is committed to building a strong community of thinkers, innovators and creators to realize our vision of transforming the healthcare industry globally. We are thrilled to welcome a purposeful people leader, whose passion for attracting, developing and empowering the world's best talent aligns with our core values," said Shradha Agarwal, Co-Founder of ContextMedia:Health. "With over two decades of experience working at companies that have shaped the practice of People Operations, Madan has a proven track record of helping top teams do their best work. His infectious energy, intellectual curiosity and genuinely empathetic approach will scale and strengthen ContextMedia:Health's human capital to accelerate the company's growth towards its mission."
"ContextMedia:Health is one of the most innovative companies at the intersection of technology, content and healthcare," said Nagaldinne. "Fulfilling workplaces and strong cultures are built on a foundation of making good people decisions every single day and I am excited to join the team at such a critical juncture of their growth story. ContextMedia:Health has been doubling its people every year and I look forward to this journey."
Nagaldinne most recently was with Facebook Inc leading the HR function for all of the company's Global Sales teams and was the HR Leader for its New York office. In his nearly 6 years at Facebook, across Asia and North America, he held key HR leadership positions across multiple locations and teams. During his stint at Facebook Singapore as the Director & Head of HR for Facebook APAC's operation, Nagaldinne oversaw Facebook's expansion in over 11 countries, where it quickly became one of the most desirable places to work in Asia.
In 2014, Nagaldinne moved to Facebook New York as the Global HR Leader for Facebook's Sales Organization, which is one of the largest divisions at Facebook. Over the last 2 years at Facebook, Nagaldinne has focused on scaling leadership and people development for Facebook's Sales teams across the world.
Prior to Facebook, Madan was the Director & Head of Human Resources for Amazon's India and Singapore operations. At Amazon, Madan was responsible for leading the firm's Asia expansion and oversaw the people growth of its Engineering, Operations, Customer Success, Supply Chain and Finance teams across multiple countries. Prior to Amazon, Madan spent nearly 9 years in the SF Bay Area, in senior HR leadership roles at semiconductor, enterprise software and technology companies.
Madan is a graduate of the London School of Economics with a Master's in Personnel Management.
The addition of Nagaldinne to ContextMedia:Health's team is only one of the company's recent high-profile hires from the technology, healthcare and media industries. Most recently, ContextMedia:Health added Dave Sheehan, former President of HYConnect, as Chief Marketing Officer, and Keith Grispo, former President of Client Management at Press Ganey, as SVP of Client Success.
ContextMedia:Health is the leading provider of digital solutions at the point of care in the United States to drive better patient outcomes. The company's technologies impact 378 million patient visits a year at 25,000 physician practices across the nation through digital anatomy boards, patient education tablets and mobile connectivity in outpatient waiting rooms and patient examination rooms. These health technologies deliver measurable results to patient engagement, empowering action and inspiring behavior change for people living with a chronic condition.
ContextMedia:Health was founded in 2006 and has been more than doubling each year, aiming to reach ubiquity in 70% of all healthcare practices domestically by 2020 with eyes on global expansion of its technology operations. In addition to hospitals and integrated health systems, ContextMedia:Health also partners with life science companies, medical device companies, health content publishers and medical associations to catalyze conversations between the healthcare provider and patient about lifestyle changes and therapy solutions to improve the quality of life.
Media Contact: Philip de Guzman, Community Relations, ContextMedia, (312) 636-7320, http://www.contextmediainc.com