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Scott Wallace was appointed as the first president and CEO of The National Alliance for Health Information Technology (Alliance) in 2003. During his time at the Alliance, the organization has made great strides in ensuring, on behalf of its members, that healthcare IT issues are addressed thoughtfully and fairly, with solutions built around the consensus positions that the Alliance has helped the field to reach.
Scott previously was the principal owner of Great Lakes Capital, a financial, commercial, and business development consulting firm with a major focus in technology. Prior to starting Great Lakes Capital, Scott led several technologybased companies. He served as president and CEO of PowerClip Co, a wireless products company; president and CEO of Eichrom Industries, an advanced materials and specialty chemical company that earned a spot on Inc. magazine's 1996 list of the 500 fastest growing companies in America, and vice president and general counsel for GCI, a venture capital fund.
Scott earned a jurist doctorate from the University of Chicago Law School, a master's degree with honors in business administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and has a bachelor's degree in economics from Duke University. He started his career practicing corporate and transactional law at Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago.
He was recently named to Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Powerful.