Aaron Sheedy is Chief Operating Officer of Xealth, a digital health platform that drives activation and engagement of multiple digital health tools, serving clients including Providence, UPMC, Duke Health, Partners Health, Atrium Health and Froedtert. Prior to Xealth, Sheedy was COO of Swype, an innovative touchscreen keyboard was installed on over one billion smartphones and tablets, and the company was sold to Nuance. At Nuance, Sheedy led the team that managed the text and voice input technology solutions; customers included Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, and other early mobile voice recognition platforms using the company’s speech and text recognition technologies.
Sheedy has more than 20 years of experience in the consumer technology industry, with roles with North Carolina technology incubator Concert, VeriSign’s media and entertainment consulting practice, Oasys Mobile where he created solutions to deliver mobile content to customers, and Digeo Inc. where he managed a suite of interactive channels that reached two million cable customers. In the late 90s, he was General Manager of ZIVO New Zealand, which became part of New Zealand's largest internet development group.
Sheedy's career began at Microsoft where he helped launch the first version of the Microsoft Network (MSN) and subsequently managed the development and implementation of an international social networking strategy across six key markets for MSN.
2020 Health Datapalooza - Speaker