Prior to launching Hygrid Health, Laika was the Head of Platform Products at Lumiata, a health-tech AI company. She was responsible for ideating and launching Lumiata’s first end-to-end machine learning platform purpose-built for healthcare customers, leveraging claims, EHR, pharmacy, and lab data.
Before her role at Lumiata, she held two roles at a Blue Shield of California, a 4M+ member health plan. First, she was the Director of Office of the CIO where she was responsible for developing strategy for the IT organization. Next, she led the Health Innovation Product team, building and experimenting with new capabilities for members, providers, and brokers.
Laika started her career in management consulting, providing strategy and process improvement consulting for public and private sector healthcare clients.