From Disney to Cancer Survivor to CEO: Who is Shawn Nason?

December 12, 2023
Brian Urban


In the latest episode of Healthcare Rethink, a FinThrive podcast host, Brian Urban, engages with Shawn Nason, a maverick who brought a Disney-inspired vision to healthcare. Nason, the founder of MOFI, a former Disney Imagineer, and a cancer survivor, shares his transformational journey, advocating for patient-centric experiences.

Shawn Nason’s unconventional career—morphing from a Disney Imagineer to a healthcare CEO—is a testament to innovation’s power in healthcare. On Healthcare Rethink, Nason discusses with Urban how his diverse experiences, including his battle with cancer, have shaped his approach to improving patient care. Nason, who once created magic under Cinderella’s Castle, now seeks to sprinkle some of that Disney fairy dust on the healthcare industry. With his emphasis on human experience, Nason challenges traditional healthcare models, advocating for a system where patient experience is paramount. His insights reveal a pressing need for transformative thinking, mirroring Disney’s ethos of creating memorable experiences to address the complexities of healthcare delivery.

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