Shawn Dolley is the Vice President & General Manager of the Healthcare & Life Sciences vertical at Netezza Corporation (NYSE:NZ).  Netezza is the inventor of the analytic appliance: a single purpose-built machine for data storage, processing, database, intelligence and analytics.

Life science, healthcare, payers, providers, pharma and patients every year, month, week and day create more frequent, detailed, computerized data.  The data is genetic, clinical, financial, and outcome related.  Analyzing this data daily, proactively, to predict better treatments, future ailments, new drugs, smarter therapies, and more effective care is the higher ROI activity our community can engage in.