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Chief Executive Officer
Sam brings to Cenduit a wealth of experience in deal structuring and negotiation in a wide healthcare continuum, including personalized medicine, healthcare IT, and drug development.
Sam spent six years at IQVIA, most recently serving as the Head of Cardiac Safety Services and Connected Devices, where he built new service offerings and guided the group to phenomenal sales growth. During his tenure at IQVIA, he also held roles within Corporate Development focused on key corporate actions and strategic transactions, as well as on building preferred partnerships with IQVIA top pharma customers. Prior to IQVIA, Sam spent several years in investment banking and venture capital advising clients in the consumer products, retail and healthcare industries as well as investing and running early-stage companies. Sam received his MBA in Finance from Carnegie Mellon, a Master’s of Economics from the London School of Economics and executive education from the University of Pennsylvania.
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Chief Operating Officer
Jennifer brings over 25 years of experience in operational leadership, clinical technology and regulatory and compliance in the bio/pharma industry.
She previously held senior leadership roles at PAREXEL International, both domestically and in Europe, where she had general manager responsibility for their largest IRT delivery center. She served as the Head of Global Project Management and Technology at Cenduit from 2008-2012. Additionally, Jennifer has extensive experience developing systems and operational teams that support digital health solutions, including ePRO/eCOA, EDC, CTMS, and regulatory submissions at both sponsor and CRO organizations. Prior to joining Cenduit, Jennifer worked in a compliance role at Shire, supporting their R&D group.
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Vice President, Quality Assurance
Jim joined Cenduit in 2008, complementing the organization with his more than 20 years' experience in quality management and operations across several industries and systems, including clinical trial software/services, real-time Doppler weather systems, retail point of sale systems, and telephony ordering interfaces.
Jim is responsible for maintaining Cenduit's quality framework, ensuring regulatory compliance, and the hosting and conducting of audits worldwide. Prior to joining Cenduit, Jim's experience included roles managing, testing, and deploying study-specific interactive response technology (IRT) solutions within the technical subsidiary of a major CRO. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science degree in physics from Northeastern University.
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Vice President, Technology
Chris brings over 15 years of experience architecting and delivering highly available, complex software applications across multiple industries including: health services, enterprise software, ecommerce, publishing, telecommunications, and consulting.
Prior to joining Cenduit, Chris was the Chief Technology Officer of EmergingMed, a patient screening and recruitment service. He also served as the Vice President of Product Management at Luma Technologies, a provider of enterprise marketing communication software and as CTO for InfoGroup's expresscopy.com division, a leader in the e-commerce print marketing communication space. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
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Vice President, Human Resources
Tim brings over 15 years of diversified human resources (HR) experience to Cenduit, having held global roles in change management, organization development, talent management, and HR Operations.
Prior to joining Cenduit, he had a 12-year career with IQVIA during which he held a variety of positions, most recently, Head of HR, M&A, and Strategic Project Office. Tim also held key HR roles at Bayer Diagnostics and Visocom. He is an author, PMP and ICF certified coach who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and a MBA from Iona College.
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Vice President, Operations
Jinu brings over 16 years of experience in global delivery, operational excellence and technology implementations in the life sciences industry. Jinu has significant expertise in establishing and expanding global operations, achieving operational excellence in delivery management through process and quality initiatives and proactively nurturing key business partnerships.
Most recently, Jinu was with IQVIA where he held leadership positions in Clinical Operations. He was instrumental in growing the Global Delivery Network for Clinical Operations at IQVIA. Prior to joining IQVIA, Jinu dedicated 9 years to Cognizant's Life Sciences Practice, where he held leadership positions in operations, relationship and program management, working with global pharmaceutical clients. He led the Clinical Systems Center of Excellence at Cognizant. Jinu received his MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
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Vice President, Global Head of Sales & Marketing
Nick is a seasoned life sciences industry executive with over 20 years of experience leading and growing businesses across the healthcare continuum. He has focused on leading growth-oriented companies in their quest to become the dominant provider within their market segments.
Nick’s responsibilities include managing Sales, Marketing, Account Management and Proposals. Nick is passionate about building high-performing sales organizations and deep customer partnerships. Prior to joining Cenduit, he served as the Global VP of Sales for PHT Corporation, subsequently acquired by ERT, the leading provider of patient focused electronic clinical outcomes assessments. Nick also served as a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
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Vice President, Project Management
Kevin brings over 18 years of experience in the clinical trial technology managed services industry. He has a track record of developing and managing high performing teams focused on driving customer satisfaction and quality.
Most recently, Kevin was with PAREXEL Informatics in a leadership position within Client Services, in which he was responsible for delivering organizational change to improve customer relationships, enhance internal processes, and implement best practices. Prior to PAREXEL, Kevin held a variety of leadership positions at ClinPhone, working in technical and client facing operations throughout his career. Kevin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Hertfordshire University in the UK.
Our Board of Directors
Patrick Hetz, Vice President Finance, Fisher BioPharma Services
Patrick was named the Vice President of Finance for Fisher BioPharma Services in August 2013. He joined Thermo Fisher Scientific in August 2005 as Finance Director for Global Portfolio Management within the Customer Channels Group.
He was named Finance Lead for the Safety Market Division in August 2009. In August 2011, he was promoted to Vice President of Finance for the newly acquired ImmunoDiagnostics Division, based in Uppsala Sweden. Prior to joining Thermo Fisher Scientific, Patrick spent ten years at the Ford Motor Company where he progressed through a series of Finance roles in Manufacturing, Lending, Sales and Marketing. Patrick received a MBA from Case Western University in Cleveland, OH and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science from Pennsylvania State University.
Leon Wyszkowski, Vice President, Fisher Clinical Services North America and Global Facilities Network
Leon is Vice President, Fisher Clinical Services North America and Global Facilities Network. In this role, Leon's responsibilities encompass oversight of all Clinical Services operations in North America, Clintrak, as well as the global logistics network.
The Clintrak clinical label business, clinical supply chain optimization services, and clinical ancillary team also report into Leon. Prior to his current role, Leon was the General Manager of the Clinical Services operation in Allentown, PA and the General Manager of Acculogix, where he initially joined the company as the Director of Operations. Leon possesses more than 20 years of operational and project management experience within the clinical supplies arena including his tenure as Director of Project Management for Clinical Trial Services (now ALMAC). Prior to that, Leon oversaw the packaging, logistics, label generation and vendor management group within Pfizer’s Pharmacy Operations department in Groton, CT and was an Associate Director within the Pfizer Global Clinical Supply Chain. Leon received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Brown University.
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Eric Hodgins, Senior Vice President, Quintiles Global IT
Eric Hodgins brings over 20 years of global IT experience within the Life Sciences industry. Eric’s current role is Senior Vice President Quintiles Global IT with responsibility for IQVIA's Infosario technology platforms and solutions.
Eric’s background and areas of expertise include IT product management, systems development, offshoring models, solutions as a service, and P+L management. Before joining IQVIA, Eric was a cofounder of a successful life sciences IT startup. Eric has Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
John Sabo, Vice President and General Counsel, Customer Channels Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific
John currently serves as Vice President and General Counsel of the Customer Channels Group of Thermo Fisher Scientific. In this role, he has responsibility for the legal, regulatory, and quality functions for Fisher Scientific, a $4 billion global business.
Prior to joining Thermo Fisher Scientific, Sabo served in similar roles for several multinational companies, including Ariba, Marconi Communications, and Black Box Corporation. John began his legal career with the law firm of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, LLP, in Pittsburgh, where he was a member of the firm's business transactions and planning group. His practice focused on acquisitions and divestitures, private capital formation, joint ventures, contracts, and licensing. John received his bachelor's degree in economics from Carnegie-Mellon University and his Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University.
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