Brij Sharma, Sr VP of healthcare services provider TriZetto

Brij Sharma, founder- CEO of Tela Sourcing, a Baltimore (US) and Pune (India)-based heathcare services provider, has been named senior vice president of TriZetto. The US-based TriZetto Group provides world-class healthcare IT software and service solutions that touch half of the U.S. insured population, and reach more than 21,000 physician practices representing more than 75,000 practitioners. It has just acquired Tela Sourcing, which will now be renamed TriZetto BPO.

Brij started Tela Sourcing in India and set up a US operation in 2003. Prior to that he founded MDIndia in 2000, providing administrative services to insurance companies and managing a network of more than 1,000 hospitals in India. He has a bachelor's degree in engineering from the College of Engineering, Pune (1990) and a master's degree in business administration in finance and strategy from Yale University (1995).

March 2 2011