Firdaus Bhathena

by Jasmine Phiri

November 9, 2020

Chief Digital Officer,
CVS Health

Firdaus Bhathena is the Chief Digital Officer of CVS Health. In the role, he leads the creation and implementation of CVS Health’s digital strategy, which is focused on health care engagement through personalization, simplicity, and tech-driven partnerships.

Firdaus has extensive experience in technology entrepreneurship and delivering world-class enterprise and consumer software products at scale. Prior to CVS Health, he spent twenty years in the world of venture-backed startups. He co-founded WebLine Communications after winning the MIT $50K Business Plan Competition. WebLine was acquired by Cisco Systems, and he later founded Relicore, which was acquired by Symantec. He holds several patents in software and distributed systems, and is a frequent speaker at industry events. He holds BS and MS degrees in computer science and electrical engineering from MIT, where he was a Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society Graduate Fellow.