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Ms. Shikha Saxena

Ms. Shikha Saxena

Achiever's Success Story

A Trailblazing Visionary Revolutionizing Healthcare

Shikha Saxena, an esteemed alumna of IIM Lucknow, emerges as a revered Women Business Leader, marking her legacy in BFSI, Healthcare, and Wellness sectors across nearly 25 years. Currently serving as the President & Chief Business Officer at Practo, India’s largest Digital Healthcare Platform, her impact extends to over 300 million patients.

At Practo, Shikha spearheads a transformative vision aimed at enhancing healthcare accessibility and quality for a billion lives. Her journey boasts milestones from directing global insurance strategies at Marsh McLennan to propelling Medi Assist & Medibuddy towards servicing 11% of India’s population in comprehensive healthcare and wellness.

A visionary dedicated to global healthcare transformation, Shikha’s trailblazing initiatives drive accessibility and affordability through innovative technology. Her achievements adorn several accolades, including the prestigious “Indian Achievers- Woman of Excellence Award- 2023” and “Most Promising Entrepreneur Leader of India – 2020” by Economic Times.

Recognized as one of “Top 100 Women Leaders in Asia – 2023,” Shikha’s impact spans various industry honors, showcasing her commitment to revolutionize healthcare. Her leadership has consistently positioned her businesses at the industry’s forefront, securing consecutive top rankings in the Life & Health Insurance sector.

Contributing significantly to national healthcare strategies, Shikha played a vital role in the “Ayushman Bharat Draft Committee,” collaborating closely with Niti Aayog and WHO. Her strategic acumen propelled Practo to EBITA profitability, pioneering new business verticals while introducing groundbreaking healthcare platforms.

Her professional accomplishments extend beyond industry excellence, as she champions societal betterment. Shikha’s journey, guided by familial support from her roots in Lucknow, reflects her unwavering dedication to professional goals, propelled by her family’s motivation.

Shikha Saxena stands as a paragon of transformative leadership, leveraging her visionary insights to reshape healthcare accessibility, affordability, and excellence, leaving an indelible mark on the industry’s landscape.

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