Jitin Asnaani | @jitin
CommonWell Health Alliance
Jitin is the first Executive Director of CommonWell Health Alliance, which is dedicated to the vision that
health data should always follow the patient, regardless of where care occurs. Prior to CommonWell,
Jitin worked for athenahealth, where he helped to build and expand their cloud-based interoperability
platform, and co-launched both CommonWell and the Argonaut Project.
Previously, Jitin was an appointee at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), where
he primarily focused on incubating and launching the S&I Framework. In addition, he co-led The Direct
Project, served on the Technical Advisory Committee of the Nationwide Health Information Exchange,
and provided technical expertise to the State HIE Program.
Jitin has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from MIT and a Masters in Business
Administration from Harvard Business School.