SVP Business Development and Founder, Stella Technology
Salim Kizaraly is Senior Vice-President of Business Development and Founder at Stella Technology, responsible for the company’s sales and marketing efforts in the U.S. and abroad, contributing to Stella’s significant growth since its inception in 2012.
As a seasoned executive with over 17 years in the industry, Salim's exposure to a variety of positions ranging from Engineering to Sales provides him a great insight into the health IT market, customers and technologies. In his latest role prior to founding Stella Technology, he managed the Solution Architecture team at Axolotl/OptumInsight, whose role was to facilitate the acquisition of the Optum Health Information Exchange (HIE) solution through consultative sales and deep domain expertise.
In between his two tenures at Axolotl, Salim was a Product Manager with InterComponentWare (ICW), a global eHealth company where he helped define and drive US requirements for ICW’s provider connectivity as well as care and disease management product suites.
Salim has contributed to several industry papers and articles on HIE and health IT. He graduated with a BSc.(Hons) in Computing from the University of the West of England (UK), and a MA in Commerce and Sales from the Université de Savoie (France).