Nikhil Arun

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Nikhil Arun
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Born1989 (age 32–33)
NationalityIndian-American
Alma materDuke University
OccupationEntrepreneur
Known forVice President of Product at 1health

Nikhil Arun is an Indian-American entrepreneur known for his multiple innovations during the COVID-19 pandemic. He is currently serving as the Vice President of 1health,[1][2] a technology firm that focuses on modernizing test ordering, management, and analysis. Arun is also the co-founder of In-Video Impressions, which he later sold to Vitagene in 2019.[3][4]

Early life and education

Arun grew up in Redmond, WA, and studied at Redmond High School. He attended Duke University where he received a Bachelor’s in Computer Science and an MBA. Arun was a hip-hop dancer in China and was chosen as one of the 12 dancers in the opening ceremonies for the 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China.

Career

After dancing in China, Arun started his corporate journey with Microsoft where he worked on the Xbox as well as redesigning Microsoft’s billing and advertising systems.[5][6][7]

Arun served at Microsoft for nearly five years and later founded his own AdTech company called In-Video Impressions.[8] His venture services athletic and wellness brands like Lululemon and Duke Basketball and helps them garner billions of views a year.[9] Arun later sold his company to San Francisco-based Vitagene in 2019.[10][11]

In 2019, Arun joined 1health,[12] a healthcare technology company,[13] and quickly rose to the rank of Vice President, where he was responsible for four major innovations that would help fight COVID-19.[14][15] These included developing the first at-home COVID saliva test in the United States,[16] creating "Testing As a Service" as a means for any organization to deploy COVID testing on their own website, constructing a tool to manage vaccination administration in underserved communities, and building a system that allowed major corporations to track covid outbreaks.[17]

Arun has also been responsible for multiple innovations that help in cancer prevention and adverse drug reaction prevention.[18][19]

References

  1. Oñate, Deryck (10 August 2022). "1health Unveils Next Generation Diagnostic Platform". 1health. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  2. Oñate, Deryck (9 August 2022). "Apollo Health Launches Genetic Testing to Clinicians in Partnership with 1health". 1health. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  3. "RaisedToday.com". www.raisedtoday.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  4. "Revolutionizing Healthcare Testing: 1health Unveils Next Generation Diagnostic Platform that Enables Precision Medicine at Scale". ca.finance.yahoo.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  5. "1health Helps Organizations Bridge the Testing Supply Gap". ih.advfn.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  6. "Revolutionizing Healthcare Testing: 1health Unveils Next Generation Diagnostic Platform that Enables Precision Medicine at Scale". HealthTech HotSpot. 21 August 2022. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  7. News, E. I. N. (4 August 2022). "Revolutionizing Healthcare Testing: 1health Unveils Next Generation Diagnostic Platform that Enables Precision Medicine at Scale". EIN News. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  8. "Revolutionizing Healthcare Testing: 1health Unveils Next Generation Diagnostic Platform that Enables Precision Medicine at Scale". uk.finance.yahoo.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  9. "1health Helps Labs Meet Testing Demands Spurred by OSHA Vaccine Mandate". markets.businessinsider.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  10. "1health Helps Labs Meet Testing Demands Spurred by OSHA Vaccine Mandate". www.prnewswire.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  11. "1health Announces Proctor+, a New Proctor On-Demand Service For Remote, Rapid COVID-19 Testing". ih.advfn.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  12. "1health Unveils Next-gen Diagnostic Platform". ElectronicsB2B. 4 August 2022. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  13. "Revolutionizing Healthcare Testing: 1health Unveils Next Generation Diagnostic Platform that Enables Precision Medicine at Scale". www.businesswire.com. 4 August 2022. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  14. "1healthAnnounces Proctor+, a New Proctor On-Demand Service For Remote, Rapid COVID-19 Testing - 1health". vendordirectory.shrm.org. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  15. "1health Announces Proctor+, a New Proctor On-Demand Service For Remote, Rapid COVID-19 Testing". www.prnewswire.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  16. Oñate, Deryck (13 September 2021). "How 1health Helped the Air Force Meet COVID-19 Testing Requirements". 1health. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  17. "Revolutionizing Healthcare Testing: 1health Unveils Next Generation Diagnostic Platform that Enables Precision Medicine at Scale". finance.yahoo.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  18. "1health Announces Proctor+, a New Proctor On-Demand Service For Remote, Rapid COVID-19 Testing". Benzinga. Retrieved 8 October 2022.
  19. "1health Helps Organizations Bridge the Testing Supply Gap". markets.businessinsider.com. Retrieved 8 October 2022.

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