Priya Bhargava, M.P.H., M.B.A.

Chief Product Officer

Priya Bhargava is a geneticist, biostatistician, and epidemiologist by training; however, she describes herself as a serial entrepreneur by nature. She has spent more than twenty years immersed in the world of life sciences and healthcare software development, serving as Chief Product Officer at four different organizations. Through this experience across several leadership roles, Priya offers a valuable perspective on fostering organizational growth and scaling for impact.

As Chief Product Officer at Aetion, Priya leads her team in leveraging design, data science, and technology to deliver innovative product solutions, including the advancement of the Aetion Evidence Platform®.

Before joining Aetion, Priya was the Chief Product Officer at Cytel where she was responsible for managing many software lines, including software for clinical trial design and computationally advanced decision support for clinical development. She has also led six hyper-growth organizations, most notably Phreesia which went IPO in 2019, and SHYFT Analytics, which was acquired in 2018.

A native Bostonian, Priya earned her MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College as well as a Master’s degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Boston University. She completed her undergraduate studies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Biology and Literature.