JAMES CORRIGANPresident and CEO
Jim is ERT’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He has more than 25 years of senior leadership experience managing sales growth, marketing, strategic partnerships, business development, integrations, product development, operations and customer service teams. Previously, Jim was the President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare’s Surgery business.
Waqar NasimEVP, Chief Financial Officer
As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ERT, Waqar is responsible for driving the company’s financial vision, guidance and compliance. Waqar has more than 15 years of senior management experience in global finance, operations, sales and strategy at a variety of technology companies, including Brooks Instrument, SkyCross, LG Electronics/Triveni Digital and Sabre.
Steve NuckolsEVP, Chief Commercial Officer
Steve is responsible for global sales activities within ERT. In his 20 years of experience, he has served in both domestic and global roles at Sage Healthcare, CA Technologies and IBM. Prior to joining ERT, Steve served as VP and General Manager for GE Healthcare.
Andrea ValenteEVP, Chief Development Officer
As Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Andrea leads ERT’s global development, information technology and strategic sourcing. Andrea has more than 20 years of professional services, product development and sales leadership experience, including progressive positions in and outside of the pharmaceutical industry. Previously, she was the Chief Operating Officer of PHT Corporation, which was acquired by ERT in 2015.
David ElarioEVP, Operations Delivery
Dave is the Executive Vice President, Operations Delivery at ERT, responsible for providing leadership for operational collaboration within the organization. Previously, Dave was VP and GM for Services Operations at GE Healthcare. He has extensive experience in leading both commercial and service organizations and holds a Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
Achim SchülkeEVP, Respiratory Solutions
Achim has more than 20 of experience in the medical device and clinical trials industries. Previously, he founded VIASYS Clinical Services and grew the organization from 14 to 150 people. At VIASYS, Achim was responsible for the development of technologies to capture and process data in clinical trials.
Ellen StreetEVP, Cardiac Safety
Ellen leads ERT’s Cardiac Safety business, setting product strategy and driving growth opportunities. She has more than 20 years of product management, commercial leadership, and strategic marketing experience across multiple segments of the life science marketplace, including Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, and Imaging. Most recently, Ellen was VP and General Manager, Global Monitoring Solutions Ecosystem and Analytics at GE Healthcare, where she led the company’s patient monitoring data and analytics strategy within its Life Care solutions business.
Zaher El-AssiEVP, eCOA
Zaher is responsible for defining and leading the product strategy for ERT’s electronic clinical outcome assessment (eCOA) product line, including eCOA Clinical Science and Consulting. Zaher has over twenty years of experience in business strategy, product management, product commercialization, sales and marketing, with extensive experience in the clinical research, healthcare, drug development and electronic data capture industries. Prior to joining ERT he held the position of VP, Global Commercial Leader at Watson Health, a division of IBM, where he was responsible for global sales and innovation for the Oncology and Life Sciences team as well as Consumer Health and Ecosystems.
Tim KulbagoVP, Imaging
As head of ERT’s Imaging solutions, Tim is responsible for driving innovation and product development to ensure the company’s imaging solutions meet our customers’ needs. Tim has held many executive positions during his 20 years in the medical imaging industry. He previously served as President and CEO of ImageIQ – a company originally established by Cleveland Clinic Innovations (acquired by ERT in 2017) – where he led the company’s deployment of software engineering, high-resolution imaging, and custom-tailored image analysis to support a vast array of biomedical preclinical and clinical specialties.
Tim DavisVP, Digital Patient
Tim leads ERT’s suite of Digital Patient solutions, which focuses on product development from phase IV through commercialization. Tim has more than 20 years of experience identifying new markets in the clinical technology industry, including mobile health, branded prescription product services, and patient social networks. Tim was CEO and Co-founder of Exco InTouch, acquired by ERT in 2016, and previously held positions at CRF, Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals and PAREXEL.
Michele Buonopane, CCPVP, Human Resources
Michele leads ERT’s Global Human Resources function, enabling the organization’s strategic growth initiatives. Michele has more than 20 years of global experience in strategic business partnerships, organizational design and development, HR strategy and compensation and benefits. Previously, she held progressive leadership positions with Haemonetics Corporation, including Vice President of Global Markets Human Resources.
David ComanChief Strategy Officer
Dave is responsible for forging ERT’s strategic direction and positioning the company as the leader in high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. He has more than 25 years of experience, including Chief Marketing Officer roles at Dendrite and Quintiles. David has also founded two highly successful businesses in patient engagement and telecommunications.
Richard MillerVP, Quality Management
As Vice President of Quality Management, Richard leads ERT’s quality assurance and regulatory affairs programs. Previously, Richard was the Director and Senior Director, Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs at ERT. Before joining the company, he worked in environmental health and safety (epidemiology) at ARCO Chemical.