O’Neil received a B.A. with honors from the University of Notre Dame and a JD/MBA from Georgetown University. Michael O’Neil was diagnosed with non- Hodgkin’s lymphoma at the age of 28 in April of 1999. After stomach surgery to remove the tumor and four cycles of chemotherapy at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he immediately began building GetWellNetwork®. Currently, O’Neil is an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
He is a member of Mindshare, a forum of CEOs from leading early-stage technology and life sciences companies in the Greater Washington Metropolitan region. O’Neil also serves on the steering committee of Northern Virginia Healthcare Workforce Alliance, an organization of business, healthcare and education leaders seeking innovative solutions to address the workforce shortage.