Ana recently joined the Healthcare Systems Engineering team as a Director and Professor of Practice. She brings 5 years of experience in product development, analytics, IT and consulting in the healthcare space, spanning patient, provider, and payer areas. She worked with a number of startups in the Lehigh Valley while a student and then a Teaching Assistant in the Integrated Business and Engineering Honors program, as well as on a data mining project for Bayada Home Health. Following her graduation, she joined a boutique IT consulting firm in New York, Netsoft, where her responsibilities included product management, business process re-engineering, requirements definition and business and systems analysis. Her company was later acquired by EPAM Systems, a global provider of software engineering and IT product development services, and Ana transitioned into EPAM’s Healthcare Business Unit. Ana earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Business and Engineering from Lehigh University, and subsequently completed the Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering also at Lehigh University.