San Francisco – Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT) announced that it has hired veteran technologist Neeraj Gupta as senior vice president of engineering.
Neeraj brings more than 20 years of software engineering experience. Before joining Castlight, he was senior vice president for product and engineering at Apcera, an industry leader for providing a secure and trusted cloud platform. Prior to that, he was senior vice president for product and engineering at Appcelerator, an enterprise mobile, analytics and cloud platform company. Before that, he held various leadership roles at Particle Code, Spike Source and Oracle, and technical roles at Informix and other companies.
Neeraj earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from I.E.T. India and a master’s degree in business administration from Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He will report to Jonathan Rende, Castlight’s chief research and development officer.
“Castlight is at the forefront of the digital health industry and one of the biggest, most innovative players in this space. I look forward to helping the company achieve its mission of empowering people to make the best choices for their health and helping companies make the most of their health benefits,” Gupta said.
“We’re thrilled to have Neeraj join the Castlight team,” said Rende. “We feel fortunate to have found someone with his unique background. Neeraj stood out with a strong mix of hands-on experience running large teams in multiple geographies, and more than 10 years of software experience at Oracle, along with start-up experience in the mobile market”
About Castlight Health
Our mission is to empower people to make the best choices for their health and to help companies make the most of their health benefits. We offer a health benefits platform that engages employees to make better healthcare decisions and can guide them to the right program, care, and provider. The platform also enables benefit leaders to communicate and measure their programs while driving employee engagement with targeted, relevant communications. Castlight has partnered with enterprise customers, spanning millions of lives, to improve healthcare outcomes, lower costs, and increase benefits satisfaction. For more information visit www.castlighthealth.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and Like us on Facebook.
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