Ajith Nair | Director of Strategy & Analytics, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Ajith Nair is the Director of Strategy and Analytics at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center.
As director since 2012, Ajith is responsible for facilitating and supporting strategic evaluation, financial
analysis and execution of investments, joint ventures and strategic partnerships. His key functions include
Healthcare Market Research and Analysis, Financial Planning and Analysis, developing healthcare business
intelligence, strategy & plans to advance the mission towards making cancer history. His passion for building
high performance teams has served the institution with global co-branded facilities in South Jersey, Florida,
Arizona, Brazil and Turkey. His efforts have resulted in 15 Certified Members and over 20 consulting
opportunities with total impacted lives of over 33,000 people.

Previously, Ajith served as the Program Director for ICD-9 to ICD-10 Conversion program leading crossfunctional teams of MD Anderson from clinics, operations, academics, research, technology, and project
management. Prior to MD Anderson, Ajith served as Sr. Program Manager for Fiserv, Inc. directing an
operating budget of over $2 Million for implementation of Enterprise digital data processing technologies for
the Healthcare industry.

Ajith joined Fiserv with over 15 years of corporate and consulting experience from multiple industries including
healthcare, retail, manufacturing and technology with The Methodist Hospital, MW2 Consulting and
PriceWaterHouseCoopers. He has consciously developed High Performance Agile teams focused on sustainable
technology implementations, operational excellence, expanding revenue streams, and in building innovative

With double masters in Geo-Science and Computer Science, Ajith sits on the board for numerous non-profit
organizations, including U.S. – India Commerce and technology incubation conferences.