Clinical ink Appoints Andrew Kraus as Chief Technology Officer
Clinical Ink, a global life science technology company, has announced the appointment of Andrew Kraus as chief technology officer. In this role, Kraus will lead the development of the company’s expanding technology portfolio to support clinical trials.
Kraus is an accomplished global healthcare executive with a 30-year track record of successful innovation in clinical trials, leveraging his background in technology, strategy, operations, and finance. Prior to Clinical Ink, Kraus served as chief operating officer for World Care Clinical, a contract research organization (CRO) providing centralized imaging and other services supporting clinical trials. He currently sits on the board of directors for Algorics, a specialized clinical data services company.
“I am passionate about making a meaningful difference for patients by streamlining the clinical trials process,” Kraus said. “There is so much opportunity to simplify the capture of clinical data from patients. I’m excited to drive innovation as part of the Clinical Ink team as we lead the industry in the development and deployment of integrated clinical trial technologies.”
Previously, Kraus has held executive roles at several companies leading clinical technology and operations. These include experience as chief operating officer at Bioclinica (now part of Clario); senior vice president, service, strategy, and operations at Signant; and chief operating officer and treasurer for the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.
Kraus was also a co-founder of Beacon Bioscience, where he served as chief technology officer and oversaw its growth into a global imaging and clinical event adjudication provider. The company was acquired by ICON plc to become ICON Medical Imaging, where Kraus managed all of ICON’s imaging and data technology business.
“I am delighted that Andrew has joined us as CTO,” said Clinical Ink Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Goldman, MD. “He brings tremendous expertise in the use of technology to solve unmet needs in clinical trials and patient care to our organization. He is the right person to lead the growth of our patient-centered technology platform.”
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