Karthik Pichai

Founder & CEO

Karthik Pichai brings over a decade of management, international business development, technology consulting, product management and software engineering experience to Augusta. An entrepreneur from an early age, Karthik combines his technical expertise, innovative ideas, and passion to build successful companies from the ground up.

My Articles

How Blockchain-Fueled Credentialing Could Change HR

Karthik Pichai • • 5 min read

All employers want to be sure they get the applicants they see on résumés. The process of checking a candidate’s full credentials is tedious and time-consuming, however, and many hiring managers don’t have the time to screen every CV they see.

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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Empower Your Sales Team

Karthik Pichai • • 4 min read

According to a Harvard Business Review study, it’s likely that 85% of customer interactions with businesses won’t involve humans on the other end by 2020. Thanks to mobile and the web, customer self-service is already commonplace in many industries. Thanks to the emergence of automation and artif...

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3 Ways Health Execs Can Optimize With Robotic Process Automation

Karthik Pichai • • 4 min read

The adoption of robotic process automation (RPA) has allowed some providers to optimize patient intake and reduce data input errors. This tweak simplifies revenue cycle management and leads to faster medical reimbursements for patients. The technology is still in its infancy, but its benefits are...

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Learning From Silicon Valley About Blockchain Adoption

Karthik Pichai • • 7 min read

One of Silicon Valley’s most compelling attributes is its lack of interest in the traditional bottom line. While most companies focus on revenue and profitability, Silicon Valley leaders tend to view valuation as a success barometer. Because of this mindset, Valley-based companies don’t mind taki...

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Three Ways Oncology Will Benefit From Blockchain

Karthik Pichai • • 5 min read

That approximately four of five hospitals have a basic electronic health record (EHR) system should be alarming for one reason: the one in five hospitals that don’t use it. That means that 20 percent of healthcare providers still rely on manual filing processes that became outdated the moment Loc...

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Should Your Business Use Blockchain? 4 Questions to Ask

Karthik Pichai • • 5 min read

Since the early days of the dot-com boom, we've been engrossed with the power of technology. Even when ambitious properties such as Pets.com and eToys proved unsustainable, we were left with a bevy of tools capable of simplifying and even solving problems.

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Inject Vitality Into Your Business With Blockchain Governance

Karthik Pichai • • 6 min read

Business history is littered with remnants of established companies whose one small misstep put them behind some startup and forced them to play a pointless game of catch up.

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Why Your Next Startup Should Focus on Healthcare

Karthik Pichai • • 4 min read

The healthcare job market is experiencing a boom. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare employment numbers jumped by 42,000 in January...

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4 Ways CEOs Can Prioritize Both Line of Business and Innovation

Karthik Pichai • • 1 min read

Technology’s impact on line of business can’t be undersold. Just look at tools such as Robotic Process Automation, software that streamlines warehouse storage and speed of delivery by automating redundant, time-consuming human tasks. Then, of course, there’s Amazon, which uses technology to power...

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What every business leader must consider before introducing new technology

Karthik Pichai • • 2 min read

Business history is littered with remnants of established companies whose one small misstep put them behind some startup and forced them to play a pointless game of catch up.

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