Veenu Aulakh is the Executive Director of the Center for Care Innovations (CCI). Veenu is responsible for the organization’s overall strategy, building critical partnerships, and helping to ensure CCI continues to make an impact in transforming safety net systems in California.
Before joining CCI, Veenu worked as a Senior Program Officer at the California HealthCare Foundation where she managed program related investments to organizations with innovations to lower the cost of care. She also led projects to improve the quality of primary care with an emphasis on information technology and patient engagement.
Veenu also held a number of positions within Kaiser Permanente related to improving quality of care, developing disease management programs, and increasing patient engagement. She also worked as a project manager with the diagnostics division of Abbott Laboratories.
Veenu received a bachelor’s degree in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s of science in health policy and management from Harvard University. In her spare time Veenu enjoys traveling to foreign lands and biking and hiking up hills in San Francisco.