Harsh Dharwad is an experienced global technology leader who is passionate about solving healthcare challenges with technological solutions that make a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians. He excels at simplifying complex problems, building high performing cultures and empowering teams to execute the vision of an organization.
Dharwad is currently the vice president and chief technology officer of Nihon Kohden America, where he provides strategic leadership and direction for creating patient data acquisition and management systems that reduce costs, improve quality and increase access to healthcare.
Prior to Nihon Kohden, Dharwad was director of software development at Pfizer, where he oversaw the development of infusion pump technology and value added software applications, as well as kick-started an initiative focused on innovation and pipeline development. He worked previously at Hospira as the general manager responsible for leading software development. In this position, he built from the ground up a research and development center that is staffed today by more than 100 engineers. Dharwad has also held technical management positions at companies including Siemens VDO and Philips.