Jitin Asnaani

Jitin Asnaani

Jitin Asnaani | @jitin

Executive Director

CommonWell Health Alliance

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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.