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Executive Leadership

Ricky Caplin
Chief Executive Officer

Richard Caplin is globally recognized as a leading entrepreneur who has launched and led multiple organizations that have created thousands of jobs, including The HCI Group – one of the largest global healthcare IT consulting firms. Following a March 2017 merger between The HCI Group and Tech Mahindra, Caplin became one of the top global executives at Tech Mahindra, a global technology company with 117,000+ employees. Under his leadership, the combined companies are thriving through their continued support of the adoption of digital technologies in the healthcare space.

Matthew Polimeni
Chief of Staff & General Counsel

As a previous Assistant State Attorney, Matthew brings a wealth of experience to his role at The HCI Group. Matthew drives and supports all executive initiatives, while overseeing our Human Resources department, managing our intra-organizational relationships, and continuing HCI’s positive track record of fostering strong and successful partnerships with our current and prospective clients. In his dual role as General Counsel, Matthew supervises all business litigations, corporate compliances both locally and globally, labor and employment disputes, contract disputes, non-compete disputes, and provides the final legal review for all new business proposals in both the provider and business to business spaces.

Sriram Gopalakrishnan
Chief Financial Officer

Sriram has over 26 years of industry experience, and 16 of those years were spent at a senior management level. He is diversified in several key financial and non-finance areas. Sriram handles many key contributions with efficient financial plans and cost management enabled organization. He has worked with Motorola, Larsen and Toubro, and Cap Gemini in key performance metrics, contract negotiations, and monthly metrics before joining Tech Mahindra. Prior to joining HCI, Sriram served as the CFO for Mahindra Comviva for over seven years. Sriram held a business presence in over 90+ countries with local/outcome based billing in to 2,000 associates in 30+ countries.

Ed Marx
Chief Digital Officer

Consultant & Advisor to healthcare organizations on a digital transformation journey. Leader in the healthcare industry and former CIO at some of the nation's largest health systems, including University Hospitals, Texas Health Resources, New York City Health & Hospitals and most recently as CIO and digital leader for Cleveland Clinic. Ed is also author to the 2019 best seller "Voices of Innovation" and co-author of "Healthcare Digital Transformation", publishing in 2020.   

Anthony Binge
Global Head of Corporate Development

Over the past six years, Anthony has helped governments and public and private sector hospitals in numerous countries with operations, strategy, and policy.  He has a pioneering and inspiring global vision for healthcare, both in the developed and developing world. As Global Head of Corporate Development, Anthony oversees the corporate direction and strategy for HCI’s international operations and business to business relationships. He focuses on strategy, leadership, customers, and innovation. Before joining HCI, Anthony served as National Sales Director and Vice President of a healthcare IT consulting firm, leading the organization to unprecedented growth over a five year period. Prior to that, he spent years in consulting services and sales within the electronic medical records field, quickly becoming a trusted and valued advisor to many of the largest health organizations in Florida.

Vipin Gudwadi
Global Head of Business Development

Vipin is a member of the leadership team at the HCI Group. He is based in the NY metro and leads the Global Business Development Teams. He has over 28 years of industry experience across multiple industry verticals and has spent the last 20 years in P&L Leadership roles in the NY area. His experience covers Business Development, Process Improvement, Operations and Finance. He is an also an expert in dealing with global multicultural teams, and personally lived in many parts of the world including the US, Europe, Middle East, Australia and India. Vipin is also a NJ certified EMT and a Trustee with the New Providence Rescue Squad, where he volunteers to saves lives!

Pankaj Kakkar
Chief Operating Officer, Global Delivery Leader
As Global leader of Delivery for Provider for Tech Mahindra, Pankaj is responsible for delivery of all customers of HCI in Healthcare Provider. Prior to joining Tech Mahindra, Pankaj worked with startups in the field of medical devices, social media, healthcare, HR Tech and AI for last five years as a mentor and advisor.
Before working with startups, he led Global Technology for UnitedHealth Group and Investment Administration technology for Fidelity International. With United HealthGroup he expanded technology organization to one of the largest captive technology organization and established mobility, Cloud and BPM practices.  In Fidelity International, Pankaj had helped create Global Fund Data Repository the central repository in which all assets of Fidelity International were hosted. He started his career in 1994 with Infosys where he was leading Health Care account in US, post that he moved to London managing European delivery for iGATE Global Solutions.