Executive Team Health Tech Force
Scott is HealthTechForce’s senior executive in global medical and healthcare technologies sales, distribution, and marketing. He has served in sales and marketing leadership positions with global medical companies including medical device, healthcare technologies, and pharmaceuticals. He is instrumental in HealthTechForce’s business development in the US and abroad.
He brings over 20 years of multi-industry sales and management experience with a record of sales success, team leadership, product launches, and business development expertise. His professional experience includes both corporate and start-up organizations, management of direct sales teams, distributor sales management, working with channel partners, and the management of contract sales teams. Most recently, Scott focused on business and sales consulting with US and international healthcare technology and medical device companies. He is an entrepreneurial leader with skills in building and motivating teams.
Shahid is an internationally recognized and influential healthcare IT thought leader who is known as "The Healthcare IT Guy" blogger and has served as a health IT advisor to programs within the National Institutes of Health, CTO of Cardinal Health''s CTS unit, Chief Systems Architect for the American Red Cross, and Senior Vice President of Healthcare Technology at COMSYS. In addition to his executive role at simplifyMD, Shahid serves as an on-going consultant to the Executive Office of the President (White House), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Shahid earned his Master''s Degree in Technology Management from the University of Maryland and his Computer Science Bachelors Degree from Penn State University.
He is an influential thought leader and a winner of Federal Computer Week''s coveted "Fed 100" award given to IT experts that have made a big impact in the government and runs three successful blogs. At http://shahid.shah.org he writes about architecture issues, at http://www.healthcareguy.com he provides valuable insights on how to apply technology in health care, at http://www.federalarchitect.com he advises senior federal technologists, and at http://www.hitsphere.com he gives a glimpse of the health-care IT blogosphere as an aggregator.