As an entrepreneur, Ashwin Naik leads Manah Wellness, a mental health platform. During COVID19, he is leading a coalition of mental health professionals who have come together as Let's Talk, a volunteer driven mental health helpline.
He also co-founded Vaatsalya (Bringing affordable healthcare services to small town India), Seraniti (Bringing high quality mental health services in India) and We Scale Impact (Helping healthcare entrepreneurs across the world scale their impact).
As a non-profit leader, he has served on the boards or held leadership positions at Wadhwani Institute for Sustainable Health, Ashoka Innovators for the Public, Action for India and Nourishing Schools Foundation.
He is an angel investor and advisor to healthcare startups.
He has a medical degree from India and a master degree from the United States. He started his career working on the decoding of the human genome project at Celera Genomics.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS