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Arushi Raina, MBA

Director, Commercialization

Arushi Raina is the Director of Commercialization and is responsible for bringing to market innovations that improve the lives of people with spinal cord injuries. She is passionate about developing and implementing strategy for private and public sector clients across healthcare and social services, among a number of other industries.

Through her previous role at KPMG, Arushi has worked with large, complex organizations including provincial ministries and major hospitals to assist in data-driven decision making, clinical redesign and strategic planning. She has experience in the healthcare ecosystem at the local and provincial level and has led the facilitation of clinical and executive teams to develop new, innovative care models to improve quality of care. She has prior experience working with a neuroscience start up focused on improving the lives of people with brain injury, and was recognized as a BC Top 30 under 30 in 2020.

Through her experience as a consultant at the board, executive and management levels across a number of leading Canadian organizations, she focuses on identifying and executing on organizational priorities. At Praxis, she develops and executes cutting edge commercialization strategy for SCI focused innovations, including the launch and design of a Praxis SCI Accelerate, new accelerator program set in Vancouver, BC.

Arushi holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey Business School and draws from her work across several sectors, including retail, real-estate, manufacturing, healthcare and the public and non-profit sector. She holds an Honors in Economics from Vassar College in the United States.