General Manager, Healthcare Industry Solutions Group, Microsoft Corporation
As general manager – sales, marketing and solutions for Microsoft’s Health Solutions Group, Steve Shihadeh is responsible for Microsoft’s worldwide go-to-market strategy, sales, services and customer relationships. Shihadeh’s efforts are part of Microsoft’s commitment to improve health, around the world. The Health Solutions Group is focused on becoming a leading provider of health solutions to health enterprises and consumers alike.
Shihadeh brings more than 25 years of broad experience and success in healthcare sales, marketing and management. In his previous role as GM for Microsoft Health & Life Sciences he led his team to record sales and recognition as the company’s top Industry subsidiary. Before joining Microsoft in 2003, Shihadeh led the North American sales and services while Senior Vice President of Sales at Siemens Medical Solutions. Siemens is one of the world’s largest suppliers of healthcare equipment, renowned for its innovative products, services and complete IT solutions.
Prior executive-level healthcare industry appointments include Vice President of Customer Operations for Shared Medical Systems, a leading provider of clinical and financial applications as well as hosting and professional services for the healthcare industry, and General Manager of Healthcare Data Exchange, a innovative electronic information exchange services company offering comprehensive electronic transaction services.
Shihadeh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Shippensburg University. He serves as Chairman of the Board of the United Way of Chester County, PA and is a member of the American Health Information Community’s Consumer Empowerment Workgroup. He and his wife Aimee have two daughters and reside in Malvern, PA. In his free time, Shihadeh enjoys skiing, cycling, golfing, and boating.