Shane Walker

Associate Director, Medical Devices & Healthcare IT, IHS Markit


Los Angeles, Calif., US


Mr. Shane Walker manages the Medical Devices & Healthcare IT research portfolio at IHS Markit. His current medical technology coverage areas include telehealth, medical displays, healthcare IT, sports monitoring and other wearable technology. Shane has over ten years of experience conducting business analysis and working with a wide range of clients, including the world’s largest end-equipment manufacturers, software providers and start-ups that are driving new tech innovation. He continues to conduct primary industry research in addition to consumer-oriented analysis, specifically in regard to wearable technology and trends surrounding chronic disease management. Mr. Walker regularly contributes to the media, presents directly to clients and also at industry events and conferences. Before joining IHS Markit, he spent several years in the computer software sector as a sales director for a leading CAD developer. He conducted competitive intelligence and developed marketing strategy for an international VAR network. Mr. Walker received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of West Florida, US, and an MBA in Corporate Finance from St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas, US.​