Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer,
Firdaus Bhathena is the Chief Digital Officer of CVS Health. In the role, he leads the creation and implementation of CVS Health and Aetna’s digital strategy, which is focused on overcoming obstacles to health care engagement through personalization, simplicity, and tech-driven partnerships.
Prior to this role, Mr. Bhathena spent twenty years in the world of venture-backed startups. He co-founded WebLine Communications after winning the MIT $50K Business Plan Competition. WebLine was acquired by Cisco Systems, and he later founded Relicore, which was acquired by Symantec. He holds several patents in software and distributed systems, and is a frequent speaker at industry events, including HIMSS and Health 2.0. He holds BS and MS degrees in computer science and electrical engineering from MIT, where he was a Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society Graduate Fellow.