Sean Wieland is a managing director and a senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, focusing on healthcare information technology and healthcare services. Wieland has more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare information technology, including direct industry experience and more than 18 years on the sell side, and is a three-time Wall Street Journal “Best on the Street” award winner and StarMine award winner for earnings accuracy. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2005, Wieland was a senior research analyst at WR Hambrecht and Prudential Securities. Prior to joining the sell-side, he 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 healthcare setting. Wieland earned his Master of Business Administration degree and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Vermont.