FORA.tv Speaker - Igbal Paroo
Iqbal Paroo has long committed his energy, passion and intellect to making good things happen. His career includes domestic and international leadership in complex health care delivery organizations, academic institutions, the social sector, technology companies and venture-funded startups.
Iqbal joined Omidyar Network as president and CEO of the Omidyar Foundation in April 2002. Previously, Iqbal specialized in turnaround, change and transition management for venture-funded companies and academic health care centers as president of IFP and Associates. Prior to IFP, he was founder and CEO of Qualitas Healthcare International, a venture-funded company that was formed to develop, own and manage health care facilities and systems in emerging economies and transforming markets.
From 1987 to 1993, Iqbal was president of Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. Prior to Hahnemann, he was CEO of a number of hospitals in the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) system. From 1977-1980, he served the Aga Khan Foundation as both director of commissioning for the initial phase of the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, and as an operational and planning consultant for health care facilities funded by the Foundation in Asia and Africa. He later served on the Board of the Aga Khan Foundation-USA from 1993 to 2000.
Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Iqbal's diverse background has allowed him to develop a global network that enhances his ability and commitment to make a difference.
04.11.07 | 01:21:28 min
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