Joe Schmidt

Chief Operating Officer

Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt is the Chief Operating Officer of Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company. For the past seven years, Joe led the global Customer Success, Services and Support team supporting over 2,000 customers, delivering professional services from product configuration, ongoing study support, strategic consulting, digital transformations, study management, analytics, and platform management.

Joe has over 25 years of experience building and leading teams in the clinical research industry, largely focused on technology-enabled solutions that help bring better treatments to patients faster. Since joining Medidata in 2017 servicing enterprise clients, Joe created the Patient Cloud services team, focusing on the support of mobile, patient-facing, and decentralized clinical trial solutions.

A proven executive with a record of success managing global service delivery businesses within life sciences, Joe is a highly effective leader, driving efficiency in large company and start-up environments. His specific expertise spans across creating strategic plans, and building and leading diverse teams to deliver sustainable financial results via innovative technologies.

Joe previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Clinical Ink. Before Clinical Ink, he spent 10 years with MedAvante (now WCG) as Executive Vice President and General Manager, leading the solution development and global expansion activities. Joe started his career at Covance working in clinical operations with roles of increasing responsibility. He has a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Scranton.