Describe what you do.
Medidata is reinventing global drug development by creating the industry's leading cloud-based solutions for clinical research. Through our advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, Medidata helps advance the scientific goals of life sciences customers worldwide, including nearly 800 global pharmaceutical companies, innovative biotech, diagnostic and device firms, leading academic medical centers, and contract research organizations.
How did you become interested in Healthcare? What drew you in?
I was interested by our mission to build technology that can change patients’ lives.
What do you enjoy most about your career or positon?
We are at the cusp of helping to change how drugs are developed.
How has your CBS experience influenced your career?
It allowed me to choose a new career path and gave me some of the skills to help build Medidata into a global company.
What is your favorite CBS memory, such as a favorite professor, spot on campus, or social event?
My favorite professor was Trevor Harris who taught me accounting skills that I find valuable to this day.
As a leader in healthcare, what qualities do you look for when hiring new MBA graduates?
Passion, commitment and the willingness to take risks.