Veeva Clinical Leadership

Veeva Clinical Solutions is led by a team of renowned industry veterans with decades of end-to-end clinical trial experience. These global and regional leaders bring deep functional and domain expertise and a consistent track record of innovation and customer focus.

Henry Levy

Chief Strategy Officer

Henry Levy, chief strategy officer at Veeva, has been working to transform the way the biopharmaceutical industry improves patient health for 23 years. Prior to Veeva, Henry was chief commercial officer for PPD, where he defined new models for the biotech and biopharmaceutical industry to partner with contract research organizations. These new models brought down the cost and improved the speed of drug development.

Prior to PPD, Henry led Accenture's life sciences research and development practice, helping the industry improve through consulting, technology, and outsourcing solutions. In his role, Henry worked with 90% of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies and provided Accenture leadership to industry groups like TransCelerate and Hever. Henry has published multiple articles on clinical development and technology trends, and is a frequent speaker at industry forums. Henry holds a bachelor of science degree in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Jennifer Goldsmith

Senior Vice President, Veeva Vault

Jennifer Goldsmith leads the Vault initiative for Veeva, overseeing product vision, implementation and marketing. She has honed her skills for regulated content management over the last 15 years by working with clients such as Johnson and Johnson, Pfizer, Shire, BMS, Roche and with industry leaders such as IBM and CSC. Jen has created strategies and solutions in business areas across the life sciences value chain, including research and development, regulatory submissions, manufacturing and promotional materials. Jennifer holds a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Cornell University.

Jennifer has been named to the prestigious PharmaVOICE 100 list, which each year recognizes the top 100 most inspirational and influential people in the life sciences industry. A leader in both the technology and business areas, Jennifer is excited to be a part of transforming the life sciences industry by making the cloud a reality for people in the regulated content management arena.

Alan Mateo

Executive Vice President, Global Sales

Alan Mateo is executive vice president of global sales for Veeva. He brings more than 30 years of experience in enterprise software.

His career is marked by directing high-performing sales teams and forging strategic relationships with leading companies. Alan spent the last 10 years selling clinical cloud solutions in life sciences while head of worldwide field operations at Medidata Solutions. Prior to Medidata, Alan worked in various sales positions at top software companies including PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Red Pepper Software. At PeopleSoft, Alan headed up the product sales organization, helping to drive PeopleSoft’s transition to a billion-dollar company with multiple product lines. He also led the successful integration of the JD Edwards and PeopleSoft sales organizations with combined revenue of more than $2.5 billion.

Mike Davies

Vice President, R&D Sales

Mike Davies is Veeva's vice president for R&D sales. Mike brings more than 20 years of pharmaceutical industry experience to Veeva, providing a valuable blend of R&D experience with a proven track record of strong commercial leadership. Prior to joining Veeva, Mike spent 14 years in sales and channel leadership roles at clinical technology companies such as Phase Forward, Oracle, and TraceLink.

Before moving to the technology side of the industry, Mike was a research scientist and spent five years as a manager and medical liaison at Parke-Davis, a division of Pfizer. Mike earned a bachelor's of science degree in pharmacology from the University of Sunderland and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Bradford.

Rik van Mol

Vice President, R&D Strategy, Europe

Rik van Mol is VP responsible for the Veeva Vault R&D suite of applications with a focus on the European market. He has nearly 20 years’ experience in business/IT consulting and regulated content management in the Life Sciences / Pharmaceutical sector. His experience has been built in assisting clients through complex transformational programs across the Life Sciences value chain, including clinical, regulatory and manufacturing/supply chain areas, for some of the world's largest companies.

Prior to joining Veeva, Rik was a leader in IBM’s (PwC) Life Sciences Global Business Services Practice, where he was responsible for managing a consulting team focused on life sciences technology innovation, compliance and regulated content management.

Rik holds a masters degree in Commercial Sciences and Information Technology Management from the University of Leuven / EHSAL.

JIM REILLY

Vice President of Clinical Market Strategy

As Vice President of Clinical Market Strategy at Veeva, Jim is responsible for customer engagement, market adoption, and strategic alliances. For the last 15 years, Jim has held a variety of senior positions in life sciences technology, where he has led software delivery and sales efforts in clinical operations, regulatory, clinical data standards, and content management. 

Prior to joining Veeva, Jim led teams responsible for Sales and Delivery of clinical data standards and regulatory technologies at Accenture (formerly as part Octagon Research Solutions).  Jim also has extensive consulting experience from his time at Octagon Research, as well as HighPoint Solutions, where he led business process improvement and technology selection programs in clinical and regulatory operations at a number of large pharmaceutical organizations.

Jim holds an MBA in Information Systems from Villanova University and a B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of Scranton.

STEVE HARPER

VICE PRESIDENT PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, CLINICAL OPERATIONS

Steve Harper leads product management across the Veeva Vault Clinical Operations suite. Steve has been building life sciences products for 20 years, working with companies including Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and Allergan. At Veeva, Steve was one of the first members of the Vault product management team, responsible for designing and bringing to market many of the core Vault platform capabilities. He has experience in multiple Vault applications across R&D and commercial and has led Vault platform teams responsible for document management and search.

Prior to Veeva, Steve worked for IBM and PwC, building and integrating content management systems for regulated industries. Steve has a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK.

Jason Methia

VICE PRESIDENT, VEEVA VAULT CLINICAL, ENTERPRISE

Jason Methia serves as vice president for Vault and is responsible for growing and sustaining the market within the Enterprise market for Vault Clinical applications, including CTMS, eTMF, Study StartUp , and SiteExchange. Jason is focused on ensuring that Veeva delivers market-leading clinical business operations solutions and that Veeva customers are successful. He previously served as Veeva’s director for Vault eTMF strategy.

Prior to joining Veeva, Jason was the clinical documentation department head and TMF process owner at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. His team was responsible for the adoption of standards and adherence to quality control processes that ensured TMF compliance across the clinical development portfolio. Jason was also the business owner for Vertex’s Study Startup Management System, a web-based application that was developed from the ground up to support the study start-up and site activation process.

Jason has held a variety of roles ranging in clinical operations, regulatory affairs, and inspection readiness at organizations such as the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Wyeth Research. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The University of Vermont and a master’s degree in regulatory affairs from Northeastern University.

Henry Galio

Senior Director, Vault CTMS

As senior director of Vault CTMS, Henry Galio is responsible for the overall market strategy and direction of the Veeva Vault CTMS application. He is passionate about making clinical operations software easier and simpler to use, as well as transforming CTMS into a more efficient and enjoyable software application.

With over 30 years in life sciences, and 18 years in developing and implementing clinical trial systems and clinical data analytics, Henry is an expert in clinical operations software, business process optimization, and CTMS efficiency. Prior to joining Veeva, Henry spent 10 years working at top 10 pharma and biotech companies. He then spent 18 years working for leading software companies including Siebel, IBM, and Oracle, where he held a wide variety of consulting, architecture, sales, and strategy roles. Over the course of his career, Henry served as an advisor and implementer of CTMS solutions for hundreds of life sciences companies, and has spoken internationally on CTMS, clinical integration, clinical data warehousing, the clinical internet of things, and personalized medicine.

Henry has degrees in Biology and Business Management.

Todd Tullis

DIRECTOR, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Todd Tullis serves as a director of product management at Veeva responsible for Vault SiteExchange. Over the course of his 15 years in clinical development technology, Todd has delivered value for pharmaceutical, contract research, medical device, and research site organizations. From CTMS to EDC to eTMF, Todd's diverse experiences are driven by his career mission: to improve human health through more efficient and more effective clinical trials.

Since 2011, Todd has been a volunteer contributor to the TMF reference model, the most widely leveraged standardized reference in TMF management. In 2015, Todd led the revision of the TMF reference model to produce version three and currently serves on its steering committee. Todd holds a bachelor's degree in genetics from the University of California, Davis.

Michael Burton

DIRECTOR, value engineering

Michael Burton is responsible for Veeva’s global value engineering program across Veeva’s R&D products. Michael has 15 years of clinical trial operations experience and has been implementing eClinical technologies since 2000.

Most recently, Michael was with Theorem Clinical Research (formerly Omnicare) for five years where he held the positions of senior director, site management and patient recruitment and director of eClinical solutions. In these innovation focused roles, Michael re-engineered and implemented key end-to-end processes and consulted customers as well as internal teams.

Michael was previously with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals in technology and global trial management roles. As part of the EDC leadership team, he helped increase adoption of EDC from 10% to 90% in just one year. He also conducted one of the first EDC trials at Wyeth. Michael started his career in clinical research associate roles at Kendle and ICON Clinical Research.

Ashley Davidson

Director, Vault Study Startup

Ashley Davidson bring 14 years of clinical research experience to her role as director of Vault Study Startup. Her industry experience encompasses all phases of research and therapeutic areas, having specialized in study start-up, regulatory affairs, proposal, and contract management.

As the Vault Study Startup market owner, Ashley leads a cross-functional group that includes market owners, product management, marketing, services, and sales engineering with a primary focus on small and mid-sized business customers. 

Before joining Veeva, Ashley spent over 12 years in executive management-level positions overseeing global study start-up groups of mid-sized and large contract research organizations. She was the executive director of clinical development at Acorn Applications, a small start-up company launching a core cloud-based study start-up management solution. Prior to Acorn, Ashley was director of customer success at goBalto, Inc., a cloud-based study start-up and site activation technology company. Ashley holds a bachelor’s degree in english from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Franciska Darmer

Director, Veeva Vault eTMF Strategy

Franciska Darmer is director for Vault eTMF strategy at Veeva. With more than 15 years of experience within the life science industry, Franciska has gained a deep understanding for the particularities of R&D and clinical trial processes, especially those relating to the TMF/eTMF. As an EU market owner for Veeva’s eTMF product, Franciska is responsible for understanding the life sciences TMF management needs and regulatory requirements while providing thought leadership and sales support for Veeva's teams in the field.

Prior to joining Veeva, Franciska worked for CSC as a business and IT consultant in the field of regulated content management. Franciska began her career in the pharmaceutical industry, working for LEO Pharma as a TMF process owner and manager responsible for implementations and global business process management.

Sondra Pepe

Senior Product Manager

Sondra Pepe is a senior product manager at Veeva focused on Vault CTMS. Sondra's passion for life sciences started with work in healthcare providers' offices and migrated into clinical software. Sondra has over 12 years of direct experience with a wide range of different clinical research technologies, including protocol authoring, study design, CTMS, study start-up, monitoring visit reports, and risk-based monitoring.

Prior to joining Veeva, Sondra worked as a senior product manager at Medidata Solutions in CTMS and grants management planning. Sondra is a certified clinical research professional who has published articles in the Journal of Clinical Studies and PharmaExec.com. Sondra has also presented her work at industry conferences such as DIA, the Tufts CSDD Executive Forum, and SoCRA.

Yvonne Hsieh

Product Manager

Yvonne Hsieh is a product manager for eTMF at Veeva. In this role, Yvonne designs end-to-end solutions to help doctors and sponsors manage documents collected throughout the conduct of clinical trials.

Prior to joining Veeva, Yvonne gained clinical trial software expertise as a product manager for Medrio's electronic data capture solution. In this role, Yvonne drove the entire product lifecycle from strategic planning to product design, requirement writing, feature development, and launch. Yvonne also previously served as a CTMS consultant at Velos, where she worked closely with clients to implement and customize CTMS within a complex multi-organizational system.