Patrick Wayte

SVP/Center for Health Technology & Innovation
American Heart Association

Patrick Wayte is Senior Vice President of the AHA’s Center for Health Technology and Innovation. In this role he leads integrated digital health initiatives across the health continuum – with a focus on secondary prevention, healthcare transition, chronic care, and the use and application of the AHA’s science to digital platforms and technologies.

Patrick is also spear-heading new business models in digital health solutions and services with a particular emphasis in remote patient monitoring, tele-health, social connectivity, habit design and reward models, with the intent of achieving scalable and definable health outcomes.

Technology and channel partnerships are a key emphasis for this work and Patrick is lead for building and managing key channel and technology partners that will help the AHA move squarely into the lives of healthcare consumers (patients-caregivers-families), through a variety of different channels and mediums, with a focus on improving health understanding and outcomes – connecting people with their health, providers and with each other.

Prior to the American Heart Association and his role in healthcare, Patrick held positions in integrated marketing, strategy and new product development in the telecommunications and automotive industries with a focus on developing new lines of business through acquisition-partnerships-innovation.

Patrick lives with his family in Dallas and holds a degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.