Shawn Nason, COO of Population Health for Healthways says, “Innovation isn’t work, it’s a lifestyle.” At Healthways, Shawn’s teams lead product, health outcomes & resolutions, marketing, operations, data analytics, and the new Healthways Innovation Living Lab, know as, The HILL.

Prior to Healthways Shawn was CEO of the Nason Group. At the Nason Group, Shawn focused on meeting people where they are at, whether it be a consumer, a patient, or a community member, it is about creating the right experience for each and every consumer. Additionally, Shawn was Chief Innovation Officer for Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. During this time, he had the honor to lead, create, and develop a team at the Xavier Center for Innovation. Also, Shawn worked three years at Humana leading a team focused on strategic and consumer innovation with a focus on design and consumer experience. Shawn also spent six years at The Walt Disney Company in various capacities within Walt Disney Imagineering and Disney Cruise Line.

An inspirational thought leader, Shawn has a proven record of gaining confidence from key executives, stakeholders, peers, and employees at all levels.

Shawn has a BS in Business Management and Finance and an MBA in International Business and Finance. Shawn is currently working on his DBA in Organizational Leadership & Change. Shawn states, “I have the amazing honor to ignite teams, organizations, and individuals to tap into their creative mind and spark ideas and solutions they have never dreamed of!”