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Vaidyanathan Ramani, Speaker, Innohealth 2018 Annual Healthcare Conference

Vaidyanathan Ramani

Products & Innovation Centre


Vaidyanathan Ramani is currently the Head of Products & Innovation Centre of, the largest online aggregator in the country. A polymath, Vaidyanathan has led multiple roles & businesses throughout his career. Prior to this role, he was the Joint- Business Head and Product Head for the health insurance business at Policybazaar where he successfully established market leading segmentation strategies to drive online adoption in health insurance across the country. He also helped establish innovative marketing platforms and a long-term renewal strategy for the business that has helped anchor the unit as a key pillar for Policybazaar.

Now, in his current role, Vaidyanathan is working with all major insurance partners for building up new products that help leverage the digital channels for handling the unmet needs and to derive value from insurance products, for a vast majority of customers.

A post graduate in Business Administration from IIM Bangalore and an engineer from College of Engineering Guindy, Vaidyanathan commenced his business career as a Senior Associate with the Boston Consulting Group where he was instrumental in setting up new market entry strategies and long-term business vision for some of the large conglomerates of the country. He then took up the role of Head of Strategy for Royal Sundaram, India’s oldest private insurance company where, for over 6 years, he led the company’s strategy on M&A, growth, and profitability, leading it to become one of the most profitable general insurer in the country, in 2013. He was also recognized for his efforts as a Global Leader for Royal & Sun Alliance, a $9-billion insurance conglomerate and member of FTSE 100 London, in 2012.