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Shahid Shah is an award-winning Government 2.0, Health IT, Medical Device Integration software expert with over 22 years of technology strategy, software engineering, entrepreneurship, speaking, and writing experience.

Entrepreneurship-focused (short, mixed)

Shahid Shah is an award-winning Government 2.0, Health IT, and Medical Device Integration software expert and internationally-recognized thought leader with over 23 years of technology strategy, software engineering, entrepreneurship, speaking, and writing experience. He’s a serial entrepreneur that has co-founded and led Netspective.com, Physia.com, InfluentialNetworks.com, HealthcareGuy.com, HITSphere.com, and simplifyMD.com within the last few years; he has another two stealth startups in the works. His primary responsibility is as CEO of Netspective Communications, a computer software architecture & engineering firm delivering custom software for in-house, outsourced, or offshore solutions. Shahid also serves as a senior technology advisor to OMB’s Budget System Branch, the eGov Budget Formulation & Execution Line of Business (BFELoB.gov), Veterans Affairs (VA.gov), OSEHRA.org, and Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC.gov).

Healthcare-specific (short, no company)

Shahid N. Shah is an internationally recognized and influential healthcare IT thought leader who is known as “The Healthcare IT Guy” across the Internet. He is a technology strategy consultant to many federal agencies and winner of Federal Computer Week’s coveted “Fed 100” award given to IT experts that have made a big impact in the government. Shahid has architected and built multiple clinical solutions over his almost 20 year career. He helped design and deploy the American Red Cross’s electronic health record solution across thousands of sites; he’s built several web-based EMRs now in use by hundreds of physicians; he’s designed large groupware and collaboration sites in use by thousands; and, as an ex-CTO for a billion dollar division of CardinalHealth he helped design advanced clinical interfaces for medical devices and hospitals. Shahid also serves as a senior technology strategy advisor to NIH’s and TATRC’s SBIR/STTR program hel ping small businesses commercialize their healthcare applications.

Shahid runs three successful blogs. At http://shahid.shah.org he writes about architecture issues, at https://www.healthcareguy.comh e 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.

Technology Strategy (short, Netspective CEO)
Shahid N. Shah is the CEO of Netspective Communications, a software consultancy whose actionable advice and disciplined approach delivers custom software for in-house, outsourced, or offshore solutions. For the past 15 years Shahid has held the positions of CTO, VP of Technology, Chief Software Architect, or Enterprise Architect at l arge enterprises. His technology expertise includes service-oriented and event-drive architectures, Java/JEE, .NET, and agile development and his healthcare focus starts with an emphasis on e-health, EMRs, data integration, and legacy modernization.

Shahid’s an expert at discovering practical technology solutions to real-world business initiatives, especially in the government, healthcare and financial services industries. His expertise includes standards development, enterprise architecture analysis and design, interoperability planning, legacy modernization, and related work. He~Rs worked at NIH on standards, Executive Office of the President (White House) and OMB on helping define the needs for standards, and at various commercial healthcare firms like CardinalHealth and COMSYS. In addition to working with C-Suite executives he continues to help engineering teams with architecture and development advice.

He is an influential thought leader and a winner of Federal Computer Week’s coveted “Fed 100” award given to IT experts that have ma de a big impact in the government and runs three successful blogs. At http://shahid.shah.org he writes about architecture issues, at http:// 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.

Chief Architect at OMB’s Budget Systems Branch (short, for Government speaking events)
Shahid N. Shah is the Chief Architect of OMB’s Budget System Branch and the Budget Formulation & Execution Line of Business (BFELoB) and a consulting architect at a few other federal agencies. Shahid’s an expert at discovering practical technology solutions to real-world busi ness initiatives, especially in the government, healthcare and financial services industries. He is an influential thought leader and a winn er of a 2009 Federal Computer Week “Fed 100” award for his work on the MAX Federal Community. At http://www.federalarchitect.com he advises senior federal technologists through his popular blog.

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