Industry Leader, Health & Life Science
Shawn Dolley is Cloudera’s Industry Leader, Health & Life Science. Shawn leads Cloudera’s precision medicine, real world evidence and clinical prediction vision, roadmap and partnerships, and helps customers develop use cases on the business side of research, discovery, and translational medicine. Shawn co-led the Healthcare & Life Science industry practice at Netezza, and when acquired by IBM was a part of IBM’s Public Sector industry practice. Shawn designed a Health Outcomes Analytic Appliance in conjunction with Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He has worked with Dr. Paul Grundy, the godfather of patient-centered medical home, on methods to apply analytics to large populations. Shawn has worked in data modeling, metrics, analytics and workflow since 1995. He has advised multiple providers, payers, pharma, and research organizations, and today works to create and participate in public-private partnerships and cross-industry collaborations. Today, Shawn’s most focused work is on solutions for precision public health, clinical prediction.
Shawn is a member of the International Society of Pediatric Innovation and the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health. Shawn is a former board member of Prevent Child Abuse America, and is a board member of Predict Align Prevent, a program for using spatial risk modeling and community alignment to help prevent child abuse. Within the Observational Health Data Sciences & Informatics collaborative, Shawn was the founder and initial moderator of the Hadoop working group, and acts as a non-research, non-technical cheerleader for the power of OHDSI in open science.