Anirudh is the Chairman and Executive Leader of FEV’s global parent company: The Focus Group. The Focus Group excels at providing solutions that contain a blend of innovative technology and high quality, scalable services to meet emerging and current market needs. The Focus Group’s most recent success was its healthcare venture, Focus Informatics, which pioneered the use of cutting edge speech recognition technology and scalable medical transcription services to serve more than 200 premier healthcare corporations and hospitals nationwide. In 2007, Focus Informatics was acquired by Nuance Communications (NUAN) to bolster their $400M Healthcare Division. Nuance is a global leader in digital speech recognition and its technology is behind Apple’s Siri.
In 2008, Anirudh founded The Focus Group’s two online learning divisions, Focus EduVation and FEV Tutor, in the same entrepreneurial spirit after noting many parallels in the K-12 learner market as it related to Online/Blended Learning, Education Technology, and 1-to-1 learning initiatives for student achievement. Anirudh holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BA) in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.