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Umakanth Pandurangaiah

Virginia DMAS
Acting Director of the Program Management Office
Umakanth has 20+ years of experience in managing enterprise-level IT projects for both public sector companies and the state and federal governments. He has delivered numerous high-profile projects in the Medicaid and Medicare sectors. Currently, Umakanth is the Acting Director of the Program Management Office (PMO) at Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services.

Since 2016, Umakanth has been a key leader for the ongoing Virginia Medicaid Modernization. He has supported the agency to procure, develop, and implement a modular Medicaid Enterprise System (MES). He successfully managed and implemented the VA Medicaid Enterprise Data Warehouse for the agency working with Optum Government Solutions as the vendor. He also has played an important role as a Solution Architect due to his extensive experience with MMIS (5 years as System Director for Nevada Medicaid). His experience spans across all Medicaid subject areas and numerous Medicaid programs. Prior to 2016, Umakanth held numerous positions at Magellan Health Services (PBM), Coventry Health Care, and First Health Services Corporation (MMIS – Virginia and Nevada).

Umakanth has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary and an engineering degree from the University of Bangalore, India. He also has numerous certifications and training in information technology and project management.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, December 8

4:00pm PST