As Medidata's Chief Data Officer, David provides vision and leadership for initiatives related to advanced analytics and big data. Since joining Medidata in 2014, David has grown the Data Science department by over 500% and led the creation of several new data-driven solutions for sponsor and CRO clients that create operational and scientific efficiency in clinical trials. Because of these innovations, the Medidata Data Science team has received industry awards including 2017 Scrip Award, PM360 2017 Innovators, and published thought-leadership in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), American Society of Hematology (ASH) and Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM). Previously, David was Vice President of Science at AIG, where he led the development of predictive models for insurance covering earthquakes & hurricanes, tractor trailer crashes, and insurance fraud.
David holds a BS in Biometry and Statistics from Cornell University and an MA in Statistics from Columbia University. He was the recipient of the SAS Enterprise Excellence Award in 2012 and holds numerous patents.