CLEVELAND, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Within3 announced the addition of Atul Shah to its growing executive team as Senior Vice President of Strategic Client Development. As a seasoned veteran with strategic growth and change leadership experience, Mr. Shah has held executive positions at McKinsey & Co., SAP and SunGard. In his new role, he will be key to expanding Within3's ability to serve the life science and healthcare industry as the premier provider of secure online communities for healthcare organizations.
"Atul is a great addition to our executive team," said Lance Hill, CEO. "His impressive background in helping global C-Suite executives identify and capture the business benefits of evolving technology are critical to our clients as we move forward. Hiring Atul brings another strong, experienced voice to our growing executive team."
Shah added, "Within3 is uniquely positioned to respond to the accelerating digital collaboration needs of healthcare providers and the institutions that serve them. In life sciences, our growing client list already includes six of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies with implementations across 15 countries."
Within3 also provides communities for some of the most prestigious and largest medical associations in the world including the American College of Gastroenterologists, the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, and the American College of Surgeons.
"Organizations are demanding solutions to improve interactions with time-burdened healthcare professionals," said Shah. "I'm excited to show new and current clients how well-conceived online communities can create ongoing strategic and tactical value."
George Tunstall, SVP Sales & Business Development, noted that some companies provide their customers with just technology. "Because of Within3's domain expertise, research, and experience in designing online communities exclusively for healthcare, we provide them with effective solutions for their business communication and collaboration needs," he said.
Added Hill, "The overwhelming market response to our product solutions has caused us to augment our team significantly. During 2011 we will again double our employees, and further expand our executive leadership team, to ensure flawless execution as we accelerate our client growth. Atul's rigor and creativity reflect our commitment to making Within3 a leader in improving the business of healthcare."
Atul graduated from Wharton where he received his MBA. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and three children.
Within3 is the leader in building online communities that enable healthcare professionals to efficiently connect, collaborate, and share information on a 24/7 basis. Highly branded and customized, Within3 communities energize members by providing an array of interactive capabilities. Working with health systems, medical schools, professional associations, research groups, and industry, Within3's goal is to ensure that each community adds value to both organizational clients and to individual members. For more information about Within3, visit www.within3.com.