My name is Bijen Patel. I'm currently an Actuary on the Data Science & Engineering team at Thyme Care. I’m interested in all things related to health, data, tech, and startups.
I have an entrepreneurial personality, and was a 2-time Student Entrepreneur of the Year in college. I follow a mostly stoic lifestyle. My hobbies include reading, writing, learning, and fitness.
Currently leading Actuarial efforts on the Data Science & Engineering team at an oncology care tech startup.
Previously the first Data Scientist at Allstacks, a predictive tech startup helping software teams manage software delivery risk.
Previously, I worked on building advanced predictive models to improve pricing accuracy of ACA health plans at Blue Cross NC. I received the 2019 Blue Cross NC Actuarial Excellence Award for my work.
Previously, I worked for CareCentrix, the leader in Post Acute Care utilization management. I conducted data engineering and predictive modeling to determine our ability to deliver healthcare cost savings to insurers.