Greg Nelson

CEO and President

Greg is the founder and CEO of ThotWave Technologies, a niche consultancy specializing in healthcare analytics. Greg has over two decades of experience in the field, specializing in business intelligence. Greg is an award-winning writer and speaker focused in healthcare analytics and the strategic use of information technology.

Greg completed his master’s degree from Duke University in Clinical Informatics from the Fuqua School of Business. He received his BA in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and advanced his studies toward a PhD in Social Psychology and Quantitative Methods at the University of Georgia. His academic passions include helping organizations mature their analytics capabilities, including looking to other industries as ways to solve challenges in healthcare.

Before founding ThotWave, he worked for i3/Ingenix, the Gallup Organization and a boutique research firm in Palo Alto, California.

With certifications in Healthcare IT, Project Management, Six Sigma and Balanced Scorecard, Greg and has presented over 200 professional and academic papers in the United States and Europe.

Married to wife Susan and living on a small farm in rural North Carolina, Greg is an avid woodworker, enjoys photography, rides a Harley-D.