Edward Shaffer, Dell EMC’s Healthcare Informatics Director, for the Americas, is a data-driven evangelist with 20+ years of technology sales, marketing, solution, and delivery experience. Ed is a visionary within Big Data at helping Customers identify and understand where and how they can exploit data. Prior to this, Ed was the Big Data and Cloud Global Portfolio Manager responsible for planning, development, and enablement for Dell Technologies across the Americas, EMEA, and APJ. Previous roles included Big Data Sr. Solution Principal for North America, and Senior Consultant in Global Services’ Enterprise Information Management practice responsible for delivering transformation engagements across several verticals including healthcare and life sciences.
Before joining EMC, Ed was a Business Solution Principal for IBM’s Global Services, VP of Sales at a BI Software Company Q4BIS, as well as a Founder/Partner in multiple start-up companies including a healthcare technology company Wellbeingz. Ed earned his BA in Law & Society from University of California, Santa Barbara.