Sean Duffy, World Economic Forum Speaker

Sean Duffy

Sean Duffy
Leadership Profile

Sean Duffy

CEO, Omada Health


Sean Duffy is the co-founder and CEO of Omada Health, a digital behavioral medicine company dedicated to inspiring and empowering people everywhere to live free of chronic conditions like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Working with health plans, health systems, and employers, Omada provides scalable, effective lifestyle interventions that deliver clinically-meaningful results. The company's flagship program is a digitally-based, remotely-delivered intensive behavioral counseling program. The program integrates smart technology (including a wireless scale pre-synced to a participant’s account), a proprietary curriculum, ongoing access to a personal health coach, and a like-minded online peer network for support.
Since its founding, Omada has enrolled more than 85,000 participants across all 50 states, who have collectively logged more than 12 million weigh-ins. Omada operates on a pay-for-outcomes pricing model that aligns the company’s incentives with the goals of its partners and participants. In 2016, Omada was named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and in 2015, the company was recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies.
Sean was previously a joint MD/MBA candidate at Harvard, was the Health and Wellness Domain Specialist at the international design firm IDEO, and worked in the People Analytics team at Google. He holds a BS in neuroscience from Columbia University
Sean has written extensively about digital health and the future of healthcare in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, MedGadget, and TechCrunch, among other publications. Past speaking engagements include the Clinton Global Initiative Health Matters Summit, SXSW Interactive, the Society for Behavioral Medicine, the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, and others.