HEALTH:FURTHER 2016 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences | Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Steve Halliwell has been implementing technology solutions and building technology teams in transportation, retail, life sciences, distribution and public sector vertical markets for over 20 years. He currently directs Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Healthcare and Life Sciences team to identify vital strategies, drive customer engagement & evangelize new IT paradigms enabled by an elastic computing model.
His experience spans mainframe, client server and cloud technologies in project management, sales, and marketing and business development capacities.
Steven has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development, and started his career programming mainframes for human resource workloads. He then moved into n-tier architectures as an IT consultant, and from there into sales and business management for Microsoft, where he managed their State and Local government business from Maryland to Florida. In 2009 he moved to Hewlett Packard as a regional director and assumed added responsibility for the Education vertical for much of the US. In 2011 Steve joined Amazon Web Services Government and Education group in 2011 as employee #1. In that role he worked closely with academic medical centers and research organizations around the world, and assisted in creating AWS’ HIPAA Business Associate program. In 2014 Steve was chosen to stand up a new vertical focus for Amazon Web Services, chartered with assisting AWS evaluate, migrate and operate within the HCLS vertical market.