by Jasmine Phiri
November 4, 2020
Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer,
Prat Vemana joined Kaiser Permanente in August 2019 as KP’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer. In this role, Prat leads cross-functional teams across Kaiser Permanente to transform a full range of online and mobile interactions and digital experiences for its more than 12 million members, patients, clinicians and customers, as well as digital tools and processes for its workforce. Prat brings a wealth of experience leading this type of work across large scale, highly-matrixed organizations and will be instrumental in driving this shift across Kaiser Permanente.
Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Prat served as Chief Product and Experience Officer at The Home Depot where he was responsible for a consumer-centric product vision and strategy and driving user experience excellence across the company. He also served as vice president of Interconnected Experience at Home Depot, successfully launching a new digital online experience and cloud based-technology platform. Prat’s prior roles include vice president of Global Ecommerce, Product Management, and Analytics at Staples, Inc. and vice president of Product Development at Informed Clinical Sciences Corporation.
Prat holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Madras and a master’s in business administration in global leadership and innovation from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.