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Meet Our Leadership Team
As Greenphire’s CEO, Jim leads the strategy for the company, including client satisfaction, business operations, commercial execution and financial performance. He is committed to fostering a cul…
As Greenphire’s CEO, Jim leads the strategy for the company, including client satisfaction, business operations, commercial execution and financial performance. He is committed to fostering a culture of growth, innovation, excellence and employee satisfaction.
Jim has focused his career on building innovative eClinical software companies to address challenges and unmet needs within the global clinical research ecosystem. Prior to joining Greenphire, Jim most recently served as the president and managing director of Almac Clinical Technologies, where he was responsible for strategic, financial and operational leadership. While at Almac, Jim also served as the president and managing director of Almac Pharmaceutical Services – Asia, where he established and managed the Almac Group’s Asia Pacific organizations and business operations across all solution areas.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Master of Science in Molecular Biology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Jim resides in the Philadelphia area with his wife and three children. He has a keen interest in travel, cycling and water sports.
Owen Newman served as Chief Financial Officer for Simeio Solutions, a global leader in Identity and Access Management (IAM). With more than 25 years of financial management experience, Owen brings …
Owen Newman served as Chief Financial Officer for Simeio Solutions, a global leader in Identity and Access Management (IAM). With more than 25 years of financial management experience, Owen brings an extensive background in operations management, risk management, strategic planning, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, process improvement, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining Simeio, Owen held previous CFO roles with ACI Worldwide, Paycommerce Inc. and International SOS Inc., a global medical and security service company. He also served as the senior finance leader for WorldPay Inc., a global financial technology company.
Owen earned his Bachelor of Science degree and Master’s in accountancy from Nova Southeastern University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.
As Chief Technology Officer, Alan leads the development of Greenphire’s innovative technology solutions that automate payments for the clinical trial industry, ensuring the infrastructure is secu…
As Chief Technology Officer, Alan leads the development of Greenphire’s innovative technology solutions that automate payments for the clinical trial industry, ensuring the infrastructure is secure, scalable, and reliable. Leveraging a proven agile methodology, Alan and his team constantly refine and develop Greenphire’s solutions to support client needs. Additionally, he works closely with the product team to plan and to execute the product roadmap strategy, anticipating “what’s next” and how to develop the right solutions to maintain the company’s strategic advantage.
With over thirty years of experience delivering software solutions for multiple industries, Alan has a diverse combination of skills in the areas of technology strategy, architecture, design, integration, and software development of SaaS products.
Previously, Alan was Vice President of Engineering at Medidata Solutions, a leading SaaS provider in the Life Sciences industry focused on Clinical Trial automation. Alan was responsible for managing the development, maintenance, and growth of several software products during his tenure at Medidata. Prior to that, Alan was CTO at eLynx, where he led the development and growth of the Expedite SaaS platform for automating the mortgage origination process for the nation’s leading mortgage lenders.
Born in Chicago, Alan holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Houston and an MBA in Finance from Miami University. In his spare time, Alan enjoys playing golf, playing tennis, riding his bicycle, and hiking mountains all over the country.
As Chief Product Officer, Kyle leads the strategic direction of product development, ensuring that Greenphire solutions are constantly evolving to address client needs. He works closely with sales …
As Chief Product Officer, Kyle leads the strategic direction of product development, ensuring that Greenphire solutions are constantly evolving to address client needs. He works closely with sales and IT to understand the evolving clinical trial landscape and works to identify how to align the product roadmap to ensure the company stays ahead of the curve.
Kyle has more than two decades of experience in product strategy, product and project management, relationship management and operations management. Prior to joining Greenphire, Kyle worked for SEI Investments Company, where he focused on product and service strategy for international investment processing and management.
Kyle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Kutztown University. In his free time, Kyle enjoys hiking and spending time with his daughter.
As Chief Experience Officer, Erica is responsible for overseeing Greenphire’s business operations, establishing process efficiencies and driving operational excellence to ensure a best-in-class c…
As Chief Experience Officer, Erica is responsible for overseeing Greenphire’s business operations, establishing process efficiencies and driving operational excellence to ensure a best-in-class customer experience for existing and future clients. She is committed to building and scaling the team to support continued exceptional adoption of our software and services around the world.
Erica has nearly 20 years’ experience in the technology industry with an extensive background in operational leadership. Prior to her work with Greenphire, Erica served as Vice President, Healthcare Product Delivery & Consulting for LexisNexis Risk Solutions where she led a global professional services team responsible for ensuring an outstanding client experience from initial product and service delivery through ongoing support. Earlier in her career, as VP, Operations for Health Market Science (HMS), Erica focused on establishing process efficiencies across the organization while demonstrating a commitment to ensuring positive employee experience, internal productivity and teamwork, ultimately driving customer satisfaction and new business generation.
Erica attended Rosemont College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Arts in English Literature and Publishing.
As Greenphire’s Head of Corporate Development, Abran leads the inorganic strategy for the company, including assessing growth and innovation opportunities in all healthcare markets, establishing …
As Greenphire’s Head of Corporate Development, Abran leads the inorganic strategy for the company, including assessing growth and innovation opportunities in all healthcare markets, establishing strategic relationships with highly complimentary organizations and executing on Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A).
Abran has over twenty years of professional healthcare experience that spans most end-market segments including commercial and clinical pharma, payer, provider, consumer and government. Prior to joining Greenphire, Abran led Corporate Development for HMS (Nasdaq: HMSY) and was a senior Corporate Development Officer at IMS Health during the take-private by TPG Capital (now NYSE: IQV). In those roles, and through M&A, Abran drove transformation and entry into new business segments such as clinical trial optimization, payer and provider services, social media monitoring, mobile health, health economics and outcomes research services, real-world evidence solutions, government services, genomics, consumer health, population health and patient engagement. Abran also helped lead IMS Health’s $1.3B IPO in 2014. Abran was the founder and CEO of two data-driven healthcare software startups and previously worked as a healthcare investment banker for Bear, Stearns & Co. and held various operational roles at Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, both in the United States and in Europe.
Abran earned a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Finance from Northeastern University in Boston, MA and an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. Abran resides in Connecticut with his wife and three daughters and is a winter sports enthusiast.