BioClinica, Inc., a specialty clinical trials services and technology provider, announced this week that Mukhtar Ahmed, a recognized business leader within the life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors, will join BioClinica on April 20th as President of its Global eClinical Business Unit.
Mr. Ahmed most recently served as Global Vice President at Oracle Corporation responsible for growing Global Consulting Services and leading the Life Sciences business toward transformative cloud platforms, big data solutions and digital medicine. During a career spanning more than 25 years in the healthcare research industry, Mr. Ahmed has held senior executive positions with multinational Contract Research Organizations and clinical informatics companies including Kendle, Parexel and Medidata.
Mr. Ahmed is an industry advisor to a number of start-ups and mid-range private equity companies and is currently a board advisor for a European laboratory company. He has previously held board-level, non-executive posts with National Health Service primary care and strategic health trusts in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Ahmed is routinely an industry speaker on topics including scientific innovation, strategic outsourcing, business change management, and medical device and clinical technologies. He earned degrees including a B.S. in Applied Systems and an M.S. in Neurological Imaging from Brunel University, as well as an MBA and post graduate diploma in Computer Science from Buckinghamshire University College.