Steven D. Wood, PhD


Steve is a recovering academic who has founded and developed successful businesses in the healthcare industry.  His passion and expertise align to help organizations accelerate their profitable revenue growth. This is accomplished by helping organizations understand and translate real customer needs and buying dynamics into effective marketing and sales strategies, activities and materials, and developing strategic partnerships to create a significantly higher volume of qualified customer opportunities and improve product breadth and functionality. 

Dr. Wood has served in senior executive positions with Healthgrades, J. D. Power and Associates, Seamless Medical Systems and was founder and Chairman of The HSM Group which provided market intelligence and business development programs to hospital systems, payer organizations, pharmaceutical companies and medical vendor companies.  Dr. Wood holds a PhD in Quantitative Analysis from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and is Professor Emeritus of the William P. Carey Business School at Arizona State University.