Scott Wallace is Vice President of Business Development at Optum Labs, an open collaborative research and innovation center. Optum Labs partners with industry stakeholders, leveraging healthcare big data, information assets, and tools to accelerate innovation and translate research into improved patient care.
Prior to joining Optum Labs in 2014, Scott worked at Alliance Life Sciences Consulting Group, Inc., where he focused on helping life science companies improve operational results within the commercial business space. As Vice President of Sales & Marketing, he was responsible for global sales and marketing efforts as well as business client relationships in the greater Boston area.
Scott also worked for IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences from 2002-2005 and again from 2007-2012 in sales leadership and management roles that were focused on driving client value through IBM’s entire product, service, and solution portfolio. From 2005-2007, Scott held the position of Vice President of Business Development at BG Medicine, an early stage Systems Biology research company. Here, he was responsible for all sales, marketing, and business development activities. Prior to 2002, Scott held a variety of sales leadership and business development positions at several companies in the Healthcare and Life Science industries.
Scott is passionate about coaching, mentoring, and building high-performance teams in the areas of business strategy and growth. These leadership qualities, along with his experience in advanced analytics, big data, and AI, have made Scott a valuable Advisory Board member. At MedRhythms, he provides strategic and practical guidance in the company’s development.