GetWellNetwork is led by a dynamic group of individuals, each bringing their expertise to build on our strategic vision. Representatives of our senior leadership team include:
Michael O'Neil, Jr.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Michael O’Neil was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at age 28. After four cycles of chemotherapy, Michael immediately began building GetWellNetwork, a company committed to working with hospitals to improve performance and outcomes through patient engagement.
Today, GetWellNetwork is recognized by KLAS® as the leader in the new Interactive Patient Systems category and is exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. GetWellNetwork has also been acknowledged as one of the fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C. area by Inc. Magazine, Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and SmartCEO magazine.
Michael is a member of Mindshare, a forum of CEOs from leading early-stage technology companies in Washington, D.C. He serves on the board of directors of the Lisner Home, a long-term care facility for disadvantaged elderly citizens in Washington, D.C., and The DAISY Foundation, an organization dedicated to honoring nurses. Michael has been named to the Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneurs in Venture Magazine and as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program in Washington, D.C.
Michael has served as an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and he is a guest speaker at University of Virginia School of Law, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith Business School and The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.
Michael received a B.A. with honors from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D./MBA from Georgetown University.
David D. Bennett
Chief Operating Officer
David Bennett joined GetWellNetwork in 2013 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. In this role, Dave leads the company's operations, overseeing technology strategy, product development and professional services.
Most recently Dave was executive vice president and chief technology officer at Krames StayWell (KSW), a supplier of interactive patient/consumer engagement solutions, consumer health information and population health management solutions. He was responsible for digital content publishing, software development, infrastructure, product strategy and professional services. Prior to KSW, Dave was Director of Web Resource Services at the Medical University of South Carolina, where he led a strategic technology team that supported key stakeholders within both the Medical Center and University.
Dave is a member of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the Society of Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
Dave received his B.S. from the Medical University of South Carolina and attended The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, in Charleston, S.C. He has also completed the Entrepreneurship Certificate Program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Information Officer
David Muntz is senior vice president and chief information officer at GetWellNetwork. In this role, David advises health care organizations on defining and implementing a flexible patient engagement strategy that uses information technology to achieve optimal outcomes in a cost-effective manner for the benefit of all participants.
Prior to joining GetWellNetwork in October 2013, David was appointed by the White House to serve as the first Principal Deputy Director of the ONC. During his tenure he created the Office of Consumer e-Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer. Previously, David was the Chief Information Officer at both Baylor Health Care System and Texas Health Resources.
Early in his career David served a variety of roles from biostatistician to CEO at a cancer research institute and blood bank in Dallas, Texas. The facility included both an inpatient and ambulatory facility, where as the CIO he led the efforts to create an early comprehensive electronic health record.
David has been recognized numerous times as a foremost expert and one of the most influential leaders in the effective design and use of health information technology for premier quality health care across the care continuum.
David earned his MBA from Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and he holds an A.B. in Premedicine from Columbia University in the City of New York.
Chief Outcomes Officer
David Wright brings more than 20 years of experience in health care and hospital leadership to GetWellNetwork and our client hospitals. Prior to joining the organization, David spent 13 years as the lead marketing, strategy and business development executive for the Inova Health System, one of the largest integrated health systems on the Eastern Seaboard.
David’s role centers on assisting our clients achieve their desired outcomes. He often serves as a consultant for our clients, combining his experience and knowledge of hospital strategy and operations with the capabilities of the GetWellNetwork system to ensure that each hospital receives maximum value from the interactive platform.
Greater Washington universities recognize David as an outstanding preceptor and adjunct faculty member. David has received numerous awards for communications, advertising, public relations, health care strategy and marketing excellence, including the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) national marketing excellence award. Dave currently serves on the board of directors of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the world's largest nurse credentialing organization.
David has a B.S. degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a master’s degree in public health with an emphasis in health care administration from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Mark M. Tomaino
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Mark Tomaino joined GetWellNetwork in 2013 and has also served as a senior industry executive at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a New York-based private equity firm, since 2010. In his role as senior vice president of strategy and business development, Mark is responsible for developing and executing GetWellNetwork’s growth strategies through mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, partnerships, channel relationships, licensing transactions and market expansion activities.
Previously, Mark served as senior vice president, corporate development at The TriZetto Group, a leading health care information technology company, where he held a variety of legal, strategy and business development roles. He has also held positions at Bausch & Lomb Incorporated.
Mark holds an MBA from The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, a J.D. from the Albany Law School of Union University, and an A.B. in English and Economics from the College of the Holy Cross.
Sharon S. Kaufman
Senior Vice President, People
Sharon joined GetWellNetwork in February 2013. In the role of senior vice president, people Sharon’s focus is on building the human capital strategy for sustainable growth; and providing strategic consulting throughout the organization, including talent management, recruiting, organization and professional development, change management, and compensation.
Sharon brings more than 20 years’ experience in the human resources field as a change-agent in leadership roles across multiple industries in both entrepreneurial settings and for iconic brands. Her corporate experience includes roles leading HR for Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins U.S. operational businesses, director of HR at Tiffany & Co. with responsibility for all U.S. retail and sales channels, vice president of HR at Citibank, and GE Capital’s RFS human resource training program. On the entrepreneurial side, she was the 39th employee at D.E. Shaw & Co. where she helped build the talent acquisition function and implemented the first human resource structures. More recently, she held the role of head of human resources at OPOWER where she originated and built the function from the ground up, including the development of unique employee engagement and performance systems aligning culture, mission, and employee development.
Sharon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, with honors, Magna Cum Laude from Brown University.