Shivdev Rao, MD is an Executive Vice President at UPMC Enterprises, where he has managed the provider facing portfolio of technology investments and R&D. Shiv has been overseeing R&D efforts at UPMC related to speech in healthcare. He recently cofounded a startup with partners from Carnegie Mellon University’s Computer Science department called Abridge ( Abridge is building technologies to help capture and distill insights from speech, voice, and text in healthcare.

Dr. Rao is also a faculty member and practicing cardiologist in UPMC’s Heart and Vascular Institute. He received his BA from Carnegie Mellon University and completed his medical training at the University of Michigan and University of Pittsburgh.”