Diabetes prevention made

Simple & affordable via an

AI powered digital health coach

What is Akila?

At Akila Labs, we’re using AI and Deep Learning to build a preventative health platform -- focused on diabetes prevention and management.

Akila is interconnected intelligence powered by smart devices, wearables, biosensors, electronic health records, and cloud computing.

Our platform provides patients with a fully digital health coach that is:

Using artificial intelligence to fight pre diabetes

Artificial Intelligence

Akila uses A.I. to provide you with personalized cognitive coaching with real time insights and recommendations

Personalized coaching for your health

Personalized Attention

Akila is your personal trainer, nutritionist, nurse, counselor, and a personal assistant rolled into one

Reverse pre diabetes with the power of technology

Reverse Prediabetes

Akila will help you reverse prediabetes and set you on a path of healthy living and wellness for life.

How do we do it?

Artificial Intelligence at your fingertips

Input your goals into our mobile app

1. Establish health baseline and goals

Get the right start with deeper understanding of your health than you thought was possible or required.

2. Dynamic and personalized coaching

Our learning platform adapts to your circumstances to provide proactive coaching using predictive AI, demographic intelligence and expert advice.

Akila AI dashboard and data visualizations
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3. Comprehensive approach

Move away from the Diet and Exercise only paradigm to develop habits that are long lasting. We also focus on Sleep, Stress, Weather, Allergies, Traffic - anything that impacts your progress.

4. Insights and tools

Experience more Aha! moments that will help make long lasting changes. We also give you a host of tools to turn decisions into action.

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Leadership Team

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Lakshmi Anantharamu, PhD Lakshmi Anantharamu LinkedIn

Founder and President

Lakshmi is the founder of Akila Labs, a NYC based startup applying Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning to create innovative solutions to solve vexing problems in Healthcare. She’s spearheading the build out of an AI driven and Blockchain secured Digital Health Coach for Diabetes prevention. She blends her excellent academic and research background in Computer Science, Algorithm engineering experience with the creative needs of building impactful products. Lakshmi earned her PhD and MS in Computer Science from the University of Colorado, Denver and has a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering.

Prakash Hosalli

Prakash Hosalli Prakash Hosalli LinkedIn

Co-Founder and CEO

Prakash Hosalli is an Entrepreneurial leader focused on bringing cutting edge technologies including Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data to solve vexing problems in Healthcare. He’s a graduate of National Defence Academy, Pune India and Indian Military Academy with 8 years of combat experience in the Indian Army as a Paratrooper/Infantry officer. He has more than 18 years of Technology and Business experience as Program, Project, and Product manager running large multi-national teams, handling Sales, P&L and Business relationship with marquee clients across US.

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Sankar Subramanian, MBA, MHA Sankar Subramanian LinkedIn


Sankar Subramanian, MBA, MHA, CEO is a senior Executive and Director with extensive experience in the Australian healthcare industry. He has experience in managing hospitals and health insurance companies. He was one of the first entrepreneurs to successfully launch a health/disease management program in Australia. He received his bachelor’s degree from IIT, Mumbai, an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, and an MHA from UNSW, Australia. He’s the country head and CEO of Akila Labs’ Australian operations.


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Elise Brett, Clinical Elise Brett LinkedIn


Dr. Elise Brett is an Associate Clinical Professor - Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and faculty at Lenox Hill Hospital. She received her B.S. from the University of Michigan and her M.D. degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Brett is Endocrine Certified in Neck Ultrasound and is a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician. She is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN), the American Diabetes Association and The Endocrine Society. Dr. Brett with Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick has co-edited and published various books including, Nutritional Strategies for the Diabetic and Prediabetic Patient, The Complete Guide to Lifelong Nutrition, and two practical handbooks - Nutritional Medicine Pocket and Diabetes Pocket books.

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William Reisacher, Clinical William Reisacher LinkedIn


Dr. Reisacher is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Director of Allergy Services at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in NYC. He graduated from Cornell University in 1990 and graduated with Distinction in Research from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1994. Dr. Reisacher is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA), where he has also served on the Board of Directors. He has been a co-founder, inventor and senior advisor for several early-stage companies in the biotechnology and digital health-tech spaces.

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Raphael Ribeiro, PhD, MBA William Reisacher LinkedIn


Raphael’s expertise in the healthcare/biotech sector resides at the intersection of science, regulatory affairs, finance and business management. He holds a Ph.D. degree (OHSU; USA), carried out Post-Doctoral training (Duke; USA) and earned an MBA in Economics and Business Management (FGV; Brazil). He was a scientist and an invited expert for multiple governmental agencies before moving to the corporate environment. In 2014 he joined the Leste Group as a biotech/pharma Portfolio Manager in the hedge-fund. He is also responsible for VC and private equity investments in healthcare/biotech/pharma. In particular, in 2015, he founded and became the CEO of Galileo Biotech, an in-vitro diagnostics company built to explore a market arbitrage he identified in Latin America.

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Mouli Ganguly, Advisory Director Akila Labs, Global and Australia is an International business growth and development leader. He has successfully launched and led businesses and delivery programs for IBM, EDS, Telstra, BT and smaller tech companies. He chairs and advises young international growth companies. He received his bachelor’s degree from IIT, Kharagpur and MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad.

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