Sanjay Shah

Director, Strategic Innovation
Dignity Health
Sanjay Shah is the Director of Strategic Innovation at Dignity Health. Sanjay supports advancing Dignity Health’s innovations efforts by primarily focusing on four bodies of work: realizing intellectual property developed at Dignity Health, developing built for purpose companies, creating avenues to combine Dignity Health’s organizational talents and expertise with those of entrepreneurial companies, and executing strategic co-investments with health IT and services companies. Working in concert with Dignity Health employees and physicians, Sanjay works to anticipate emerging trends and technologies with the goal of incubating, studying, and scaling efforts to improve the delivery and access of care. Prior to Dignity Health, Sanjay spent four years with the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), where he served as a senior program officer with the foundation's Innovations for the Underserved program and Health Innovation Fund. While at CHCF, Sanjay led multiple initiatives and investments that focused on creating access to efficient, affordable and high quality healthcare. Before joining CHCF, Sanjay worked as a consultant with The Inovo Group, building innovation capabilities into client organizations and culture. Sanjay also completed a fellowship at the University of Michigan Medical Innovation Center, where he focused on identifying, validating, and creating commercially viable solutions to support patient care. Sanjay received a Bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing and a Master's degree in business administration with a dual focus in finance and marketing from Wayne State University.