about

Management Team

Dr.Devaiah Pagidipati

Dr.Devaiah stands as a living example for Success through Hardwork. Born and brought up in a very small rural area in South India, he managed to top all through his academic career and entered the Medical field. He completed post graduation and training in Anesthesiology and sub-specialty in pediatric anesthesia at Harvard Medical School’s Children Hospital Boston. He started teaching at University of Tennessee in Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. He then went on to become chief of Anesthesia at St. Jude Children’s Hospital, also in Memphis, TN. In 1994, Dr. Devaiah took retirement from medical practice and moved to Florida. He joined Dr.Rudrama in running and growing Suncoast Labs, a clinical lab in Florida. Later the entrepreneurial zeal in Dr.Devaiah pushed him to start Anion Healthcare, a BPO catering to the service needs of Health Insurance industry.

Rahul Pagidipati

Rahul founded and served as the Director of Anion Technologies Ltd., a software outsourcing firm, and Anion Healthcare Services, since 1999. He is the managing partner of the Pagidipati Family Limited Partnership which holds significant investments in both public (ITEX, Rediff.com, J. Alexanders, and others) and private corporations.

Rahul has a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Florida, a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University School of Law. Rahul served on the Board of Directors of Suncoast Labs, and Freedom Health. He is a licensed attorney in the State of Florida.

Brij Mandala

Brij is the CEO of Anion Healthcare Services. He is responsible for the operations at Anion, Hyderabad. He has well over 20 years of experience as a Senior Management and Technology expert. He leads the team at Anion on the strategy, business, and operations. He has a deep knowledge on functional space across multiple verticals. His career started at the Old Dominion University, USA as Teaching Assistant, and moved onto a Research Assistant role on a NASA project. Later he worked on Oracle technology and executed several projects on offshore basis. Subsequently, with a group of investors, he started Pointsoft in India and ran the company as CEO till 2007. Bartronics acquired Pointsoft in 2007 and Brij joined them as Senior Vice President heading E-Governance and Insurance Smart Cards Projects. Brij has a Masters in Computer Engineering from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

Gopinath Raju

Has over 11 years of strong experience in Healthcare BPO services along with strong administration skills. He started his career with NDS, and quickly scaled to the role of Assistant Team Lead. Later he worked with Processmind for a while before joining Anion in 2004. He has good knowledge on physician and payer side services. He trained and mentored several members in the team while staying on top of healthcare reforms in the US industry. He also plays the role of Chief Privacy Officer and his command over HIPAA is highly commendable. Every selection of resource is channeled through his screening for quality maintenance.