Ben Rathi
Founder & Chairman

Ben Rathi is a senior at the University of Michigan, where he is pursuing a BS in Computer Science and a BBA. He is the founder and chairman of Blueprints For Pangaea, and is passionate about entrepreneurship and social innovation. Additionally, Ben is very interested in data science, and the potential applications of machine learning in a variety of industries including healthcare. This summer, he is interning at a management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, as a business analyst. After consulting, Ben hopes to be involved in early-stage startups for the remainder of his career in the capacity of a product manager, data scientist, and venture capitalist.

Andy Ying
CEO

Andy Ying is a junior at the University of Michigan, where he is on a pre-med track and pursuing an individualized BS in Health Behavior Psychosociology and a minor in Business. His areas of interest include medicine, business, public health, cancer biology, human health behavior, and machine learning. After completing his education and training, he plans to leverage his interdisciplinary background and experiences to address inefficiencies in health care delivery and systems. He regards direct patient care and entrepreneurship as potent vectors by which positive, meaningful change can be evoked, and ultimately aspires to contribute to the betterment of society as a physician-entrepreneur.

Kevin Li
COO

Kevin Li is a sophomore at the University of Michigan and is pursuing a BS in Data Science Engineering and a BBA. His interests include public speaking, machine learning & artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and bright ideas that can advance the human condition. Kevin enjoys a good laugh, playing the piano and guitar, and staying active. In the future, he aspires to work for a management consulting firm before eventually running his own business.

Connor Johnston
CTO

Connor Johnston is a junior at the University of Michigan, where he is pursuing a BS in Computer Science and a minor in Entrepreneurship. His interests include traveling, event planning, exploring new technologies and playing tennis. Connor hopes to be able to use his skills gained through Computer Science and Entrepreneurship to travel to lesser developed areas of the world and introduce/develop technologies to simplify lives.

Michelle Lu
CCO

Michelle Lu is a junior at the University of Michigan, where she is pursuing a BS in Psychology and a minor in French. Her interests include global health, hospital administration, and product design. Michelle aspires to work closely with customers and patients to develop innovative programs and services in the nation’s evolving health care system.

Danny Luan
Senior VP Operations

Danny Luan is a senior at the University of Michigan, where he is pursuing a BS in Biochemistry. He seeks to augment Blueprints For Pangaea’s impact by applying his background in business model design and in scaling. Outside of Blueprints For Pangaea, Danny is an active member of the Men’s Glee Club. After graduation, Danny intends to pursue a master’s degree in Epidemiology followed by an MD, with the ultimate intent of becoming a doctor.

Geoff Gamm
Senior VP Operations

Geoff Gamm is a junior at the University of Michigan, where he is pursuing an interdisciplinary plan of study on the interactions between economics, medicine, and public policy. He is interested in geriatric research, the influence of politics on science, and the effectiveness of public health policy on society. Geoff hopes to utilize an interdisciplinary skill set to tackle the leading national health, wealth, and policy challenges of our time.

James Ha
Director, Former CEO

James Ha is a senior at the University of Michigan pursuing a BS in Biology and in Economics. He is a student and an entrepreneur with a passion for reducing global health disparities. In addition to his involvement in Blueprints For Pangaea, James enjoys long camping trips and writing health-based financial articles.

Anurag Koduri
Executive Board

Anurag Koduri is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, where he is pursuing a BS in Computer Science and a BBA. He enjoys learning about new technologies, following financial markets, exploring new cuisines, and playing tennis. Anurag aspires to leverage his dual background in technology and business to, as an entrepreneur, design and execute his ideas for a better world.

Neha Hafeez
Executive Board

Neha Hafeez is a junior at the University of Michigan, where she is pursuing a BS in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Her interests include cardiovascular biology, empowering women in science, and protecting children’s rights. Neha aspires to become a physician and aims to improve the lives of people worldwide by increasing global access to health care.

Alaa Hasan
Executive Board

Alaa Hasan is a junior at Eastern Michigan University, where she is pursuing a BS in Anthropology with a concentration in Bioarchaeology and a minor in Biology. Currently, Alaa contributes to an emerging area of bioarchaeological research via her work with bone assessment of medieval skeletons as pertinent to modern ages of menarche. Alaa aspires to practice medicine as a physician and to work with the sick, poor, and undereducated living in underserved areas of society.

Jarrell Ku
Executive Board

Jarrell Ku is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, where he is pursuing a BBA and a minor in Computer Science. On campus, he's involved in his business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi, and Nexecon Consulting Group. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing sports, piano, and guitar.

Yoshiko Iwai
Executive Board

Yoshiko Iwai is a junior at the University of Michigan, where she is on a pre-med track and pursuing a BFA in Dance and a BS in Microbiology. Her areas of interest include medicine, psychology, dance therapy, and narrative medicine. Her research interests include neurology and the applications of dance in clinical therapy. Yoshiko aspires to utilize her interdisciplinary background to, as a physician-scientist, maximally impact the lives of patients around the world.

Elise Corden
Expansion Manager

Elise Corden earned her BS in Environmental Science from the University of Michigan, and is currently enrolled in the Master of Management program at the Ross School of Business. After completing her degree, Elise plans to attend medical school and ultimately work towards a career in pediatrics. She aspires to utilize her interdisciplinary background to help relieve environmental and global injustices in the health system.

Nicket Patel
Expansion Manager

Nicket Patel is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, where he is pursuing a multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial pre-med track. His areas of interest include informatics, insurance structures, financial markets, startups, and golfing. He hopes to utilize the intersection between science and the subcomponents of business and entrepreneurship to curb global inequities and create more efficiency in developing nations.

Narmeen Rehman
Expansion Manager

Narmeen Rehman is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, where she is pursuing a degree in Biomolecular Sciences and International Studies. She's interested in tackling global health inequities, particularly in the realm of women's health. Passionate about the intersection of medicine and policy, she hopes to become a practicing physician and work to expand access to health care in the global arena.

Prasanth Kotha
Expansion Manager

Prasanth Kotha is a sophomore at the University of Michigan, where he is pursuing a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology. His interests include volunteering, reading, and exploring new cultures. Ultimately, Prasanth aims to become a physician who travels to underdeveloped and rural areas throughout the world to help combat health inequities and to broaden his global perspective.

Freddy Newing
Media Development Specialist

Freddy Newing is a senior at the University of Michigan pursuing a BS in Neuroscience on a pre-med track. Through a medical career to come, he desires to create personal and meaningful connections with his patients and to engage in research to find effective, safe treatment methods for various ailments. Along with this passion, he desires to connect with individuals through art. Freddy is a photographer and owns a small business, “The Second Photography.” Through photography, Freddy works to provide viewers with sights of the world they may never otherwise experience. Whether a connection come through his time as a physician or photographer, Freddy aims to make a lasting impact as he progresses through both passions.

Max Doyle
Media Development Specialist

Max Anthony Doyle is a junior at the University of Michigan, studying as a joint film and pre-med student. Max is interested in creating dynamic social change through film and media production, and after his undergraduate education, Max intends to attend medical school and eventually work as both a Primary Care Physician and a Director of Photography. He is passionate about both inclusive patient-first population health management, and reducing systematic overspending through preventative based holistic health care.