John Damgaard is CEO of VelocityEHS. In addition to his role at VelocityEHS, John also advises Waud Capital Partners on its Healthcare IT investments. Prior to joining VelocityEHS, John most recently retired from ResMed Corporation in December 2019 following the sale of MatrixCare, the Best-in-KLAS winning electronic health records company where he served as CEO since 2012. During his seven-year tenure at MatrixCare, John grew revenues and EBITDA nearly sixfold. Before MatrixCare, John served as VP & GM and SVP & COO of Mediware Information Systems (now WellSky). He has also held business management and technical positions with CGN & Associates, Maytag Corporation, and IBM.
John brings an exceptional record in both regulated and non-regulated technology solutions and has a comprehensive background in various areas including strategic planning, portfolio management, research and development, interoperability, client services, sales and marketing, and human capital management. He holds an MBA with Distinction from Bradley University, and a Bachelor of Arts of Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Northern Iowa as a Presidential Scholar.