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  • Jim Lang

    Jim Lang

    Chief Executive Officer

    As Chief Executive Officer, Jim leads EVERSANA’s vision to accelerate the industry’s shift to patient-centered, value-based care – creating a healthier world for all. Lang brings more than 30 years of senior leadership experience in leading, advising and funding mission-driven health care companies. Lang previously served as CEO for several large organizations, and also spent nearly two decades building a premier strategy consultant firm. He has been named to the PharmaVOICE 100 list in both 2020 and 2021, and was awarded a PharmaVOICE Red Jacket in 2022. Lang holds a Master of Business Administration from Dartmouth University, and is an executive advisor with Water Street Healthcare Partners.

  • Greg Skalicky

    Greg Skalicky

    President

    As President of EVERSANA, Greg is responsible for accelerating the company’s growth and ensuring the success of all client commercialization efforts. With more than 25 years of executive leadership, Greg understands all facets of the pharmaceutical industry, spanning clinical operations to commercial success. Greg’s previous roles include Chief Enterprise Business Officer and Executive Vice President and General Manager at a global bio-pharmaceutical solutions organization, where he successfully managed business units and teams of several thousand employees. Skalicky holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Temple University and a Master of Business Administration from Villanova University. He is an active member across several industry panels and consortiums.

  • Kelly Baker

    Kelly Baker

    Chief Financial Officer

    As EVERSANA’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Kelly Baker directs the company’s financial excellence and leads the platform’s investment and growth strategies. With more than 15 years of financial leadership experience in the healthcare sector, Kelly is a highly regarded financial leader with extensive experience in high-growth organizations, leading mergers and acquisitions. Kelly is a graduate of Union College and earned a Master’s Degree from New York University.

  • Faruk Capan

    Faruk Capan

    Chief Innovation Officer & Chief Executive Officer, EVERSANA INTOUCH

    Faruk is EVERSANA’s Chief Innovation Officer and the Chief Executive Officer of EVERSANA INTOUCH, the best-in-class full-service marketing and creative agency of more than 1,800 employees globally that joined EVERSANA in December 2021. Faruk leads the agency team to drive next-generation ideas and strategies for clients across the pharmaceutical and life science industries. He is a graduate of Marmara University and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Missouri.

  • Scott Snyder

    Scott Snyder

    Chief Digital Officer

    Scott serves as EVERSANA’s Chief Digital Officer, driving digital transformation for employees, clients, and the patients we serve. He brings more than 30 years of experience in emerging technologies and digital transformation across both global 1000 companies and startup ventures. Scott is the co-author of Goliath’s Revenge, a book focused on how established companies can turn the table through digital disruption. Scott earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Maria Kirsch

    Maria Kirsch

    President, Patient Services

    Maria leads EVERSANA’s Patient Services team, providing strategic and executive oversight to ensure the best possible patient and customer experiences. She brings more than 20 years of experience across operational excellence and strategic development in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining EVERSANA, she led large-scale patient services programs at multiple leading pharmaceutical companies. Maria is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and earned a Master’s Degree from Columbia University.

  • Krista Pinto

    Krista Pinto

    President, Deployment Solutions

    With more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Krista leads EVERSANA’s Deployment Solutions service line. Propelled with power of data, analytics and digital technology, Krista is transforming the strategy, activation and impact of field-based commercial, medical and market access teams to drive stronger program performance for therapies worldwide. Recently recognized as a MM&M Hall of Femme Honoree and a two-time Rising Star by the Healthcare Businesswoman’s Association, Krista holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Delaware.

  • Danny Williams

    Danny Williams

    President, Channel Management

    Danny leads EVERSANA’s Channel Management service line. He brings more than 20 years of experience leading teams to excel in commercial aspects of the pharmaceutical and services industries.  His team helps to efficiently deliver therapies to patients, ensure regulatory compliance, and support medical information and pharmacovigilance.  Danny is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, and holds a Master of Business Administration from Mississippi College.

  • Vikram Anand

    Vikram Anand

    Executive Vice President, Compliance Services

    Vikram leads EVERSANA’s Compliance Service service line. His experiences include more than 20 years of leading global teams and building successful partnerships with top life sciences companies and health authorities around the globe. His team includes Medical Communications, Pharmacovigilance, Product and Medical Information Contact Center, and Regulatory & Quality Consulting/Outsourcing Services. He holds a Bachelor in Science Degree in Pharmacy from Punjabi University, a Master of Business Administration from Manipal University, and Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Strategies & Transformation from Columbia Business School/MIT Sloan.

  • Faruk Abdullah

    Faruk Abdullah

    President, Professional Services and Chief Business Officer

    Faruk leads EVERSANA’s Professional Services Division including multiple advisory teams as well as the value & evidence service line.  He is responsible for driving growth and accelerating go-to-market efforts for EVERSANA.  His career spans more than 20 years in corporate strategy and business development, customer engagement, entrepreneurship and technology. Most recently in EVERSANA, he led the growth and expansion of the EVERSANA CONSULTING team across the North American and European regions. Prior to joining EVERSANA, he was a senior leader at various consulting firms and technology companies, helping contribute to the successful development and launch of products across therapeutic and medical device categories. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

  • Alan Crowther

    Alan Crowther

    General Manager, Global Pricing & Access

    Alan drives the US and Global pricing and access product portfolio at EVERSANA, an industry-leading group of products covering brand, global pricing and market access data, and revenue software. Alan leads this team in helping EVERSANA address clients’ global product lifecycle and price and access needs. With more than 20 years in the life sciences industry, his experience includes spearheading innovative software, data and solutions for global pricing and access, global data collection and analysis, and leveraging advanced algorithms to support commercial decisions. He has shared his expertise globally at industry conferences and has led numerous large-scale technology projects throughout his career. Alan worked previously as a vice president at CapGemini and at Accenture. Alan is a graduate of Princeton University.

  • Jim Burke

    Jim Burke

    General Manager, Revenue Management

    Jim Burke leads the Revenue Management team with more than 20 years of experience optimizing gross-to-net operations for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. An established thought leader in life sciences, he drives the implementation of best practices and innovative solutions that help companies optimize their investment in access and affordability programs through a combination of process efficiencies and holistic life cycle analytics. His team leads the way in creating first-to-market software programs that eliminate revenue leakage through unique automated transaction validation algorithms and master data alignment. Jim is an alumnus of the Stevens Institute of Technology. 

  • Drew McCormick

    Drew McCormick

    Head of Data & Analytics

    Drew spearheads the organization’s data strategy and organizational philosophy regarding data-driven insights across services and solutions. With more than a decade of experience, including investing and operating in Healthcare Information technology and Digital Life Sciences industries, he brings a unique perspective on innovative technologies and disruptive delivery models, with an ever-present goal to drive actionable and quantifiable impact. Drew completed his undergraduate and master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. 

  • Mike Ryan

    Mike Ryan

    Executive Vice President, EMEA

    Mike leads EVERSANA’s operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is responsible for accelerating growth throughout the region. He brings more than 25 years of experience to the industry, having held, global leadership positions in both clinical development and life sciences software companies. Ryan passionately believes that technology can simplify the development of novel therapies and improve access to treatment. He holds a degree in Industrial Biochemistry from University Limerick and earned his Master of Business Administration from the University College Cork.

  • Rob Arnold

    Rob Arnold

    Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific

    As Executive Vice President of EVERSANA’s Asia Pacific region, Rob, together with Ravi Visweswara, is responsible for accelerating growth throughout the region.  With more than 30 years of consulting and leadership experiences at global pharmaceutical companies across three continents, Arnold’s focus is on accelerating the company’s growth in the region. He holds both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Law from University of Cambridge, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

  • Ravi Visweswara

    Ravi Visweswara

    Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific

    Ravi is Executive Vice President of EVERSANA’s Asia Pacific region, and together with Rob Arnold, is responsible for accelerating the company’s growth in the region. Visweswara brings more than 20 years of consulting and executive leadership experiences to EVERSANA, including previous roles leading the growth of international brands in the Asia Pacific region. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from Indian Institute of Technology, and earned a Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management.

  • Pierantonio Russo, MD, FCPP, FAAP, STS

    Pierantonio Russo, MD, FCPP, FAAP, STS

    Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Russo serves as EVERSANA’s Chief Medical Officer.  He is responsible for ensuring the highest levels of quality and data integrity in the design and delivery of projects that require the translation of clinical, population medicine and health economic knowledge into actionable analyses across all programs. A cardiac thoracic and transplant surgeon, he began his career at the Mayo Clinic, and then served in clinical leadership roles at several academic hospitals including Temple University/St Christopher’s Hospital, Philadelphia and the University of Missouri. He holds a Certificate in Health Care Innovation-Health and Health Care Administration Management from the University of Pennsylvania-Philadelphia and a Certificate in Digital Medicine (Node.Health).  He is a member of the American Heart Association and has served as a lecturer in population medicine at the Harvard Medical School.

     

  • Roberto Ascione

    Roberto Ascione

    President, Health Innovation

    Roberto is a pioneer in digital health and a recognized thought leader, people-inspiring founder and serial entrepreneur. Trained as a medical doctor with a degree in marketing and communications, his passion for medicine, computer science and human-technology interactions have led to his lifelong commitment and dedication to the advancement of digital healthcare. In 1997, he founded Healthware Group, which joined EVERSANA in 2023, and is a regular keynote speaker at global events and author of the books “The Future of Health” (Wiley) and “Il Futuro della Salute” (Hoepli), Chairman at Frontiers Health, a  leading health innovation conference, and is a founding advisor to the Digital Therapeutics Alliance (DTA). Roberto holds degrees from the University S. Orsola Benincasa in Naples, Italy, and is active in the health innovation ecosystem in various advisor capacities both across Europe and the United States.

  • Fred Skinner

    Fred Skinner

    Chief People Officer

    Fred is the Chief People Officer at EVERSANA and leads the company’s effort to build a thriving culture and earn recognition as a best place to work. With nearly 15 years of experience in the HR industry, Skinner brings a wide array of experience across employee engagement and talent acquisition functions from multiple industries, including consulting, healthcare, software development, diversified manufacturing and automotive.   He holds a Master’s Degree from Roosevelt University.

  • Eduard de Vries Sands

    Eduard de Vries Sands

    Chief Information Officer

    As a seasoned technology leader, Eduard has built a successful career by creating value through his product management background, customer focus and business acumen. He understands the need for continuity, stability, and scale – and is responsible for overseeing all information technology for EVERSANA and the company’s clients. He has held leadership positions across the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries at organizations including Axia Woman’s Health, SSM Health, McKinsey & Company, CVS Health and IDEXX Laboratories. He holds a Masters of Science in Applied Analytics from St. Louis University, an MBA from Nyenrode Business University, and additional executive educational experience from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

  • Franco Spraggins

    Franco Spraggins

    General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

    Franco is EVERSANA’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, and is responsible for all legal matters for the organization. He brings more than 15 years of legal and compliance industry experience across multiple industries to the team, and provides strategic counsel to the CEO and senior management team on legal matters. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law.

  • Sarah Zwicky

    Sarah Zwicky

    Chief Marketing & Corporate Communications Officer

    Sarah leads the company’s marketing, public relations and employee communications as Chief Marketing & Corporate Communications Officer. Her team helps increase awareness of EVERSANA’s value to all stakeholders. Sarah has more than 20 years of integrated communications experience within public and private companies, including the healthcare, energy, government, media and agency sectors. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin.