Glen de Vries

Co-founder & President, Medidata Solutions

Glen is the President and Co-Founder of Medidata Solutions, the leading cloud platform for life sciences research. Glen has been driving Medidata’s mission since the company’s inception in 1999: Powering smarter treatments and healthier people. His publications have appeared in Applied Clinical Trials, Cancer, The Journal of Urology, Molecular Diagnostics, STAT, Urologic Clinics of North America and TechCrunch. He is a member of the Carnegie Mellon University President’s Global Advisory Council, a Columbia HITLAB Fellow, a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association European Advisory Board, and serves on the board of the Young Scientist Foundation.

Glen received his undergraduate degree in molecular biology and genetics from Carnegie Mellon University, worked as a research scientist at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and studied computer science at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematics.

You can follow Glen on Twitter at @CaptainClinical.

My Sessions

Fireside Chat | The Power of SaaS in Healthcare Startups

Among other topics, this session will cover the following: One advantage of cloud-based SaaS applications is the ability to perform data mining across large and often disperse caches of data.  With concerns about HIPAA and data security, however, healthcare organizations are notoriously protective of their data.  Are we moving towards greater data liberalization in healthcare? […]