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Scripta Insights names David Kershaw as chief technology officer

As CTO, Kershaw will drive the company's technological strategies and lead the engineering and IT teams.
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Scripta Insights is welcoming a new executive. David Kershaw has joined its executive leadership team as chief technology officer. 

The company noted that the move follows a year of tremendous growth that includes the launch of Scripta’s improved member app and partnership with Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company, PBC (Cost Plus Drugs).

As CTO, Kershaw will drive the company's technological vision and strategy, spearhead innovation initiatives and lead the engineering and IT teams in their efforts to deliver groundbreaking solutions that include Scripta's Med Mapper and member app, an Rx comparison-shopping tool.

“David’s proven track record of success, combined with his drive to improve the quality of life for everyone, makes him a tremendous asset to Scripta as we scale and innovate,” said Eric Levin, CEO of Scripta Insights. “His deep passion for our game-changing technology and vision on its potential are instrumental in our mission to transform the pharmacy benefits landscape so that our clients and their members navigate their way to prescription savings.”

[Read more: Scripta Insights launches new member app to lower prescription drug costs]

Kershaw joins Scripta with more than 20 years of experience leading engineering teams that bring innovative technologies to market across several industries, including healthcare and biotech. His expertise includes SaaS applications, along with PaaS, infrastructure, data modernization, and mass-market software.

Kershaw most recently served as vice president of engineering for Tactiq, a retail software company, where he led a team that created eLogistics SaaS products serving the Direct Store Delivery market. He also held vice president of engineering roles at DataKitchen, the industry’s leading DataOps solution provider, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the world’s leading biomedical and genomic research institution. 

Kershaw earned his Master’s degree in Industrial Policy from Harvard University.

Scripta Insights, a venture-backed digital health company, is a leader in developing pharmacy navigation solutions for self-insured employers, health plans and their members.

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