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Alto Pharmacy Announces Appointment of Srilekha Akula as Chief Technology Officer

Alto Pharmacy Announces Appointment of Srilekha Akula as Chief Technology Officer

Mar 18, 2024

Alto Pharmacy

San Francisco, CA - March 18, 2024 - Alto Pharmacy, a full-service, digitally-powered pharmacy, announced that Srilekha Akula has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer, effective March 18, 2024. 

As Chief Technology Officer, Akula will lead Alto’s engineering function, supporting the technology behind the company’s pharmacy operations platform that’s used by pharmacists, patients, and providers. Prior, Akula led Revenue Cycle Management - Technology, Data, and Analytics organization at Change Healthcare, which was acquired by UnitedHealth Group, and oversaw key initiatives like member acquisition, retention, international expansion, and Augmented Reality at Amazon and Google. 

“Srilekha Akula is an innovative thought leader with a proven history of guiding technology organizations with a strong sense of ownership and commitment to delivering value,” said Alicia Boler Davis, Chief Executive Officer at Alto. “She possesses the deep technical expertise needed for the complexities of pharmacy, and provides the leadership necessary at a company that’s driving the evolution of an entire industry. We are thrilled and lucky to have Srilekha join Alto as our new Chief Technology Officer.”

“For years, technology in pharmacy has lagged behind other healthcare peers,” said Akula. “As a full-service, digitally-powered pharmacy, Alto is using technology to deliver an exceptional patient experience. I’m excited to work with the entire team to leverage Alto’s innovative tech stack to further the company’s mission and ultimately improve healthcare outcomes for patients across the country.”  

About Alto Pharmacy

Alto Pharmacy is a full-service, digitally-powered pharmacy that makes it simple to live your healthiest life by providing an easier, more supportive and more affordable pharmacy experience. We’re redefining what a pharmacy can do, with fast and reliable prescription delivery, tools like treatment reminders and medication bundling, direct access to care specialists, and support with insurance and cost savings. By focusing on the person behind the prescription, our model boosts adherence, improves health outcomes, and keeps our customers returning month after month. Learn more at