314e’s Team

Each of 314e’s employees represent the spirit of our company: driven, committed, and striving to serve our healthcare clients. We are self-starters with diverse experience and skill sets that not only aim to be the best workforce, but are also well rounded and talented.

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Abhishek Begerhotta

FOUNDER | CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Abhishek started his career in Health IT over two decades ago as a programmer developing a sophisticated Ambulatory EMR as part of an IBM team doing custom software development for Kaiser Permanente. This project was awarded the 1999 Davies Award. He subsequently founded 314e in 2004. Abhishek is very hands-on with most customer engagements. He handles all escalations personally, and takes pride in always putting the customer first. He loves technology and is always looking for the next new app to develop or use to streamline processes. Abhishek has a Masters in Mathematics from Purdue and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

Fun Fact

Abhishek was a state ping pong champion and can still give you a run for your money at the ping pong tables!

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Alok Sharma

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Alok is an important part of the growth and success of 314e since 2009. Alok oversees all operating aspects of 314e’s business including sales, account management, customer service and others. He has over 10 years of experience in Healthcare IT. He is the principal architect of process improvement at 314e. Alok has a degree in Electronics & Telecommunications and an MBA. He is also PMP certified.

Fun Fact

Alok is a true foodie; you name a place and the cuisine, and he will guide you the best restaurant in town!

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Kesav Kolla

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Kesav is a technologist who has worked in healthcare for close to 2 decades. He has worked on architecting and programming multiple healthcare solutions including an Ambulatory Clinical Information System. Kesav has programmed extensively using technologies from Microsoft, Java/J2EE, InterSystems Cache/CSP, Python (including Django/Flask), Javascript/Node.js as well as R. He has extensive expertise in modern cloud enablement technologies like Docker, Kubernetes and others and knows the offerings from AWS, Google and Azure in depth. Kesav has worked on multiple implementations of the Epic EHR and has several Epic certifications. He also has experience with other EMRs including Allscripts Enterprise, eClinicalWorks, NextGen and others. He has worked on integration tools like Apache Camel, Mirth Connect, Ensemble, Orion Rhapsody and others. He has also worked on implementation of Data Analytics technologies from Epic, SAP, Tableau, Qlik etc. Kesav’s current interests include working on machine learning AI technologies. He has a Masters degree from IIT, India.

Fun Fact

Kesav enjoys programming, electronics, and the great outdoors.

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Casey Post

VICE PRESIDENT | STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS

Casey is the leader of 314e’s sales and account management team. His focus is managing strategic accounts and creating customized solutions for 314e’s customers. Casey has over 10 years of Healthcare IT experience. He is actively involved with CHIME as well as HIMSS at the local and national levels. He has previously served in leadership roles supporting several complex engagements with large multi-facility health systems. He is passionate about creating long-lasting partnerships with customers by delivering high-quality, high-value solutions. Casey is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and works with many of 314e’s strategic clients to support the growth of the 314e brand across the United States.

Fun Fact

Casey has 4 children, but still loves to get out and golf when he can sneak away.

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Kat Mako

REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT | SALES

Kat epitomizes integrity, trust, and quality in a career spanning over 18 years. She has extensive experience in Healthcare IT as an executive managing sales and account management teams delivering high-quality solutions to customers. Kat takes pride in providing state-of-the-art Digital Transformation, Advisory, Implementation, Training, Activation, Analytics, Integration and Security related Professional Services to customers. Kat is passionate about healthcare. She aspires to lead by example and ensures client advocacy at every stage of a project. Kat is based in Denver, Colorado and is focused on managing 314e customers in the western United States.

Fun Fact

Kat is a coffee and wine enthusiast!

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Terry Shackelford

DIRECTOR | CLIENT SERVICES

Terry has worked in Healthcare for over 16 years. His recent experience has been in IT consulting and solution development for Clinical and Revenue Cycle systems. Terry has a passion for fitness as well as helping others. As a result, he started his professional career as a Personal Fitness Trainer. For over 10 years he helped many individuals attain their fitness goals. Terry was also a top producing sales professional in his prior roles. Focusing on the end goal of improving patient experience is what drives Terry to work hard for his clients. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Performance from Minnesota State University at Mankato.

Fun Fact

Terry grew up on a farm on the South Dakota/Minnesota border and moved to Texas to escape the cold weather as soon as he could.

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Gaurav Mundra

VP | OPERATIONS

Gaurav spent 11 years in Healthcare IT across functions like Marketing, Sales, Service Delivery, Account Management, Customer Service and Operations before co-founding his EdTech start-up which he later sold. Gaurav is passionate about all things technology and is currently handling Operations and Service Delivery for the group. Gaurav has an MBA in Marketing (Gold medalist) and an Engineering degree in IT (Gold medalist).

Fun Fact

Gaurav loves food – eating and cooking both! In his free time he can be found cooking, or exploring the next best place to eat out. He is also getting into cycling to make sure he can eat what he likes!

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Praveen Shivaprasad

AVP | ANALYTICS

Praveen is a Solution Architect & Healthcare Information TechnologyLeader with over 20 years of functional/technical expertise, working with healthcare systems and providing technology solutions to address business problems. He has a passion for the healthcare field and has a track record of utilizing his engineering background and software development skills with genuine enthusiasm to align multiple disciplines, coordinate efforts between business groups and drive complex systems integration to produce robust, high-quality systems that solve business problems and provide results. Praveen has worked on various EMR implementations with some of the major EMR systems (EPIC, Allscripts, Meditech, NextGen, IDX, SCM, Eclipsys, and others). He has also worked on the implementation of Enterprise Data Warehouse implementations using tools such as MicroStrategy, Looker, Tableau, Qlik, etc. Praveen is currently pursuing a Masters degree in healthcare informatics and bio-medical sciences from University of Illinois, Chicago and has a Bachelors degree in engineering from India.

Fun Fact

Praveen enjoys listening to music and going on a long drive with his family

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Ryan Seratt

DIRECTOR | TRAINING

Ryan Seratt has a passion for delivering highly effective training programs using a combination of technology, modern learning methods, and coaching to prepare students to prosper in today’s demanding work environments. He is a creative learning and development professional with 20+ years of experience as a trainer, instructional designer, and training leader. He has demonstrated the ability to conceptualize and implement instructor-led, virtual and digital learning training solutions that increase employee engagement and deliver results. His significant global expertise includes collaborating with organizations to implement large scale training programs in North America, Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Fun Fact

On weekends you can find Ryan exploring the Colorado mountains with his wife, daughter and their two dogs.

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Brent Lutman

DIRECTOR | TRAINING

Brent has been working on various Epic implementations for close to a decade. Prior to working on Epic, Brent was a registered nurse within a critical care step down unit. Brent has a broad and in-depth understanding of Epic Training Implementation, steady state training, and training for organizations from an enterprise level. He has several Epic certifications.

Fun Fact

Brent enjoys spending free time with family, and exploring the deserts of Arizona whenever he can get there.

Stacey Kramer
Stacey Kramer

DIRECTOR | RECRUITING

Stacey has been in healthcare IT recruiting since 2012 and is passionate about building long-lasting relationships with consultants and matching them with great job opportunities. She has expertise in placing EMR/EHR consultants in contract assignments and FTE roles encompassing Epic, Cerner and other HIT systems. She takes pride in the 314e team’s successes and enjoys creating and improving processes. Stacey is based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado where she loves to spend time with her family skiing, mountain biking, hiking, camping, practicing yoga, cooking, listening to music and laughing.

Fun Fact

One word – chocolate!

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