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When we make choices through a lens of wholistic wellbeing, we unlock a lifestyle of balance, meaning, and joy.

Gurpreet ‘Sunny’ Singh, Founder - RoundGlass


Sunny's Story

 

After beginning his career working with companies such as Expeditors  International and Microsoft, Gurpreet (Sunny) Singh started narrowing in on a goal: To make healthcare delivery better for patients, caregivers and professionals. In 1996, he founded the company Edifecs and built it into a market leader in the global healthcare technology space. Today, Edifecs is a profitable, debt-free multinational company and industry leader providing integrated solutions for data exchange, analysis and insights. The company has more than 350 healthcare customers, serving more than 215 million people.

Through that experience, Sunny became intimately familiar with the healthcare system and realized it wasn’t really about healthcare at all — it was about sick care. And thus came his next goal: To transform the prevailing reaction-based approach in the healthcare world to one that’s proactive, focused on prevention in addition to treatment.

From that vision, RoundGlass was born in 2014 with the ambitious mission to improve the lives of billions through innovative initiatives. Sunny’s ultimate ambition is to inspire people to embrace wholistic wellbeing, creating a happier, healthier and more joyful world for all.

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Sunny's Journey

Sep 1960

In the Beginning

Gurpreet (Sunny) Singh is born to Sarpal and Gurmit Singh in India, where he lives a childhood modest in material goods but rich in love and support. Young Sunny was a big fan of movies and the Asterix comics.

In the Beginning

Gurpreet (Sunny) Singh is born to Sarpal and Gurmit Singh in India, where he lives a childhood modest in material goods but rich in love and support. Young Sunny was a big fan of movies and the Asterix comics.

 
Sep 1968

A Hockey Family

The family moves to Ghana, where Sunny’s father helps start the country’s first Olympic hockey team. Sarpal is a legend in Indian field hockey, renowned both as a player and a coach, known for being fiercely competitive on the field and a gentle philosopher off it.

A Hockey Family

The family moves to Ghana, where Sunny’s father helps start the country’s first Olympic hockey team. Sarpal is a legend in Indian field hockey, renowned both as a player and a coach, known for being fiercely competitive on the field and a gentle philosopher off it.

 
Jun 1971

School Days

In 1970, the family moves back to India, where Sunny enrols in Guru Harkrishan Public School. He plays basketball and enjoys the spiritual aspects of the curriculum — although he remembers one teacher who had a habit of walking down the classroom aisles and hitting students on the back of the head to toughen them up.

School Days

In 1970, the family moves back to India, where Sunny enrols in Guru Harkrishan Public School. He plays basketball and enjoys the spiritual aspects of the curriculum — although he remembers one teacher who had a habit of walking down the classroom aisles and hitting students on the back of the head to toughen them up.

 
Dec 1966

Early Influences

In his childhood home, Sunny is raised on clean, whole food and the importance of movement and sport.

Early Influences

In his childhood home, Sunny is raised on clean, whole food and the importance of movement and sport.

 
Jan 1972

Learning to Adapt

Sunny transfers to the prestigious Modern School in Delhi, where he’s suddenly a small fish in a big pond. Realizing others are smarter than he is, he commits to working harder than everyone else, a strategy that vaults him to the head of the class.

Learning to Adapt

Sunny transfers to the prestigious Modern School in Delhi, where he’s suddenly a small fish in a big pond. Realizing others are smarter than he is, he commits to working harder than everyone else, a strategy that vaults him to the head of the class.

 
Feb 1980

The Entrepreneurial Spirit

In college, Sunny dips his toe into entrepreneurial ventures by convincing a college sports department to let him supply the track suits for their teams. The deal falls through with the factory. He also tries to singlehandedly organize a concert with a famous singer, and although it doesn’t materialize, it serves as a test run for identifying and creating opportunities.

The Entrepreneurial Spirit

In college, Sunny dips his toe into entrepreneurial ventures by convincing a college sports department to let him supply the track suits for their teams. The deal falls through with the factory. He also tries to singlehandedly organize a concert with a famous singer, and although it doesn’t materialize, it serves as a test run for identifying and creating opportunities.

 
May 1986

Working Overtime

At Montana State University on a full-ride scholarship to study industrial engineering, Sunny takes on as many jobs as he can so he can send money back home — tutoring the basketball team, packing and moving bales of hay, serving as a teaching assistant, working the graveyard shift as a desk clerk, cleaning up the stadium after games, washing dishes in the cafeteria, and even fishing in Alaska during the summers. Keeping up his grades is easy — he calls his time in grad school a “paid vacation.” Because Gurpreet is hard to say, this is where the Sunny nickname takes hold.

Working Overtime

At Montana State University on a full-ride scholarship to study industrial engineering, Sunny takes on as many jobs as he can so he can send money back home — tutoring the basketball team, packing and moving bales of hay, serving as a teaching assistant, working the graveyard shift as a desk clerk, cleaning up the stadium after games, washing dishes in the cafeteria, and even fishing in Alaska during the summers. Keeping up his grades is easy — he calls his time in grad school a “paid vacation.” Because Gurpreet is hard to say, this is where the Sunny nickname takes hold.

 
Jun 1975

A Smart Surprise

On a whim, Sunny takes the competitive Joint Entrance Examination and is offered admission to study engineering at the internationally acclaimed Indian Institute of Technology. He has prepared so little that when he sees his roll number in the list of admitted students in the Sunday newspaper, he has his number double-checked by the registrar.

A Smart Surprise

On a whim, Sunny takes the competitive Joint Entrance Examination and is offered admission to study engineering at the internationally acclaimed Indian Institute of Technology. He has prepared so little that when he sees his roll number in the list of admitted students in the Sunday newspaper, he has his number double-checked by the registrar.

 
Nov 1982

A Warm Welcome

Sunny arrives in the U.S. for grad school and spends the night in JFK Airport after an acquaintance leaves him stranded. The next morning, he goes for that quintessential American meal: McDonald’s. But at the cash register, he realizes he doesn’t even have enough money for his food, so he asks to return some of what he’s ordered. “Keep it,” the cashier says.

A Warm Welcome

Sunny arrives in the U.S. for grad school and spends the night in JFK Airport after an acquaintance leaves him stranded. The next morning, he goes for that quintessential American meal: McDonald’s. But at the cash register, he realizes he doesn’t even have enough money for his food, so he asks to return some of what he’s ordered. “Keep it,” the cashier says.

 
Oct 1991

Out of Balance

As a young entrepreneur, Sunny pushes hard to be successful in business but finds he’s neglecting other areas of his life.

Out of Balance

As a young entrepreneur, Sunny pushes hard to be successful in business but finds he’s neglecting other areas of his life.

Feb 1990

Making Moves

While he works on a plan for the future, Sunny takes a job at Microsoft. He knows, though, that his next move must be creative, independent, and entrepreneurial — so he hatches a plan to start Edifecs. With $200,000 in a combination of personal savings and loans, he begins the healthcare technology company in his condo in Issaquah, Washington, in 1996.

Making Moves

While he works on a plan for the future, Sunny takes a job at Microsoft. He knows, though, that his next move must be creative, independent, and entrepreneurial — so he hatches a plan to start Edifecs. With $200,000 in a combination of personal savings and loans, he begins the healthcare technology company in his condo in Issaquah, Washington, in 1996.

 
July 1996

Dark Days

The first few years go well, but Edifecs hits the kind of stumbling blocks that should have closed it down. They lose a big deal, the IRS notices begin rolling in, and salaries are suspended. Sunny sends his family to India so they won’t see him in such dire straits. The stress is all-consuming, but against all odds, he manages to turn things around.

Dark Days

The first few years go well, but Edifecs hits the kind of stumbling blocks that should have closed it down. They lose a big deal, the IRS notices begin rolling in, and salaries are suspended. Sunny sends his family to India so they won’t see him in such dire straits. The stress is all-consuming, but against all odds, he manages to turn things around.

 
 
 
Sep 2000

Turning to the Experts

Sunny begins working with a personal trainer and a life coach to keep him on track with his goals.

Turning to the Experts

Sunny begins working with a personal trainer and a life coach to keep him on track with his goals.

 
May 2005

Wellbeing Takes Center Stage

With Edifecs in a good place, Sunny turns his attention to starting RoundGlass, driven by his desire to bring wholistic wellbeing to individuals across the globe, regardless of background.

Wellbeing Takes Center Stage

With Edifecs in a good place, Sunny turns his attention to starting RoundGlass, driven by his desire to bring wholistic wellbeing to individuals across the globe, regardless of background.

Oct 2010

Journey Continues

Today, Sunny continues to find innovative ways to lead and inspire, with his trademark optimism, resilience, and authenticity. He recognizes that all the moments from his past — big, small, and in between — have molded him into the innovator he is today.

Journey Continues

Today, Sunny continues to find innovative ways to lead and inspire, with his trademark optimism, resilience, and authenticity. He recognizes that all the moments from his past — big, small, and in between — have molded him into the innovator he is today.

 
 
 
 
 
2020 and Beyond

The Journey Continues

As he enters his 40s, Sunny realizes the importance of taking care of his wellbeing in multiple dimensions, from body to mind to spirit.

The Journey Continues

As he enters his 40s, Sunny realizes the importance of taking care of his wellbeing in multiple dimensions, from body to mind to spirit.

 
 

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