Before joining Waystar as CEO and board member in 2017, Matthew Hawkins was president of Sunquest Information Systems, leading its transformation into a global leader in laboratory diagnostic informatics. Sunquest’s transformation included architecting several acquisitions to enhance its ability to serve its clients. During his tenure, Frost & Sullivan recognized Sunquest as 2017 Diagnostic IT Company of the Year and Black Book Research’s rated Sunquest #1 among diagnostic lab solutions.
Previously, Matt was with Vista Equity Partners, serving as president and board member of Greenway Health, CEO and board member of Vitera Healthcare Solutions, CEO and board member of SirsiDynix. From 2004 to 2007, Matt was vice president and general manager of Henry Schein Practice Solutions. Earlier in his career, he was a management consultant for McKinsey & Company.
Matt received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree with University Honors from Brigham Young University. He is also deeply committed to volunteer service, including recent volunteer board positions with the Florida divisions of both the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association.