Sean Wieland is a Managing Director and a Senior Research Analyst at Piper Jaffray & Co. focusing on health care information technology and health care services. Mr. Wieland has 13 years of experience in health care information technology, including six years on the sell side. Before joining Piper Jaffray in 2005, he was Senior Research Analyst at WR Hambrecht + Co and Prudential Securities. Before joining the sell side, Mr. Wieland spent seven years in the industry, working in multiple roles at IDX Systems Corporation, most recently as a Senior Sales Executive, where he learned firsthand about the need for technology in the health care setting. Mr. Wieland earned his MBA and his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from The University of Vermont.