Chief Operating Officer
Steve McMahon is a Professional Engineer with an extensive background in engineering, information technology, and technical systems, specializing in resolving organizational enterprise, and industry-wide integration and interoperability challenges. Prior to joining Alberta Innovates, Steve was a partner with Deloitte Consulting, where he led the National Healthcare Digital Integration Practice and cross-sector Digital Integration Practice in Western Canada.
Prior to moving into consulting, he practiced as a petroleum engineer, focusing on production and reservoir engineering. Steve brings a cross-sector knowledge base to Alberta Innovates, with experience spanning telecommunications, oil and gas, manufacturing, retail and distribution, and government, including specialization in healthcare systems.
For more than a decade, Steve has been involved in large-scale projects that connect the collective healthcare systems in jurisdictions such as Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario and in the U.S.
Steve has a successful track record in integrating business processes, information technology, standards, platforms and solution development that encompasses multiple stakeholders, sectors, industries and jurisdictions. He has served as a member of Canada’s Health Informatics Association, and as a board member of the Alberta Network for Health Information Exchange and the Health Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC Health). Steve also sat on the advisory committee for the Canadian Health Informatics Executive Forum.