Jayant Lakshmikanthan is the Founder and Chief Product Officer of CLARA analytics (“CLARA”). He started CLARA with the mission of enabling the next generation of commercial claims operations employing easy-to-use AI products. He is obsessed with helping the commercial insurance industry drive down claims costs through highly targeted, best-of-breed solutions that have deep AI behind the scenes. Prior to founding CLARA, Jayant was part of the executive team at LeanTaaS that built it into a powerhouse in healthcare and insurance analytics. Prior to LeanTaaS, Jayant worked at McKinsey, Deloitte and i2 Technologies. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago, a MS from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.