Al O. Pacino, II
A senior executive and with more than 35 years in healthcare and clinical research, Al is an innovator in the industry. He introduced the phenomenon and coined the phrase “trial drift”, and along with other experts in the field, brought to the forefront the issues, causes, consequences and solutions associated with such clinical research phenomenon. With his extensive experience with standardization, collaborative networks creation, Al is currently working alongside industry leaders to eliminate redundancies and minimize costs within healthcare and clinical research. Al is a United States Army veteran and a 14-year head and neck cancer survivor.
John is co-founder and system architect of the global BlueCloud Quality Management System. When he is not building BlueCloud directories or talking APIs with clients, he enjoys spending time with friends, good conversation and any chance to be walked by his American Staffordshire terrier, Shiloh. John lost family to cancer at a young age.
VP Business Collaborations
Sheri has more than 35 years of in-depth experience in start-up and implementation of managed care plans, practice management, clinical research and innovative, global networking technology. She enjoys the challenge and privilege of building healthcare and research company start-ups–from business development to implementation, operations and training/education. Sheri is passionate and driven to make a difference in the healthcare and research industries, as well as the lives of others. She lost her father to cancer.
VP Sponsor-CRO-Site Collaborations
Corrie has nearly 20 years in the clinical research industry as a business development/marketing executive and possesses in-depth experience in the areas of patient recruiting and retention, investigative sites and global networking technology. Currently, she works with sponsors, CROs and investigator sites all over the globe to improve patients’ lives. She appreciates the opportunity to blend her creative aptitude and business sense to define strategies and implement plans that get results. Corrie enjoys participating in nationwide and global clinical trials, implementing innovations to improve clinical research and, ultimately, improving patient’s lives. Corrie’s family is fighting leukemia and prostate cancer.
A registered pharmacist with a doctorate in pharmacy, Ryan is always searching for better ways to improve healthcare. He has experience in both clinical research and clinical trial review and is responsible for scientific review and counsel on BlueCloud initiatives. He currently works as a pharmacist in a large national pharmacy chain and is always looking to bring new and innovative processes to standardize and streamline the healthcare process. Ryan lost family to stroke and cancer.
Director Compliance & Privacy, Data Protection Officer (DPO)
Alex oversees the data protection and compliance for HealthCarePoint.com DBA: BlueCloud. His work history and experience from the government sector of the United Kingdom brings 17 years’ experience in Law enforcement and 15 years within the Fire and Rescue department. Alex brings a wealth of knowledge and skills from the European Data Protection sector and is skilled in Risk management, accessing and implementing strategic plans. Alex helps BlueCloud navigate the forever changing world of data protection challenges now eminent from an international perspective. Father had cancer of the Esophagus.
BlueCloud Africa Manager
Yonnie is a medical scientist with vast skills, including regional Africa CROs and global research trials network expertise. In addition to managing multi-site project operations, he has created scientific reports, developed regional diseases mapping tools, managed resource utilization and scale-ups, and advanced research using innovation for purpose. Over the last 10 years, Yonnie has worked in Phase I-IV drug and vaccine studies, regulatory design, research business development management, corporate CRO strategic alignment, CRO sustainable business operations and quality systems oversight, site-compliance management, risk assessment, and business continuity and workflow. Yonnie’s family continuously fights tropical and rare diseases in Africa.
BlueCloud Europe Manager
A business development professional with more than 15 years in clinical development and healthcare, Tigran has invaluable experience in strategy, positioning, marketing, as well as organizing, business development and sales. He has worked in CROs, eClinical companies and healthcare technology organizations and was involved in several international IT/high-tech startups, promoting new innovative solutions to hospitals and the clinical development industry globally. Tigran has lost family to diabetes and cancer.
Jing Bao, MD, Ph.D.
BlueCloud China Manager
Born and raised in China, Dr. Bao gained her PhD in cancer immunology in the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, under the supervision of Prof. Yosef Yarden, a world-famous professor who, in 2015, received the most prestigious “Israel Prize”. Prior to that, Dr. Bao spent 13 years as a pulmonologist and Medical Director in China. Dr. Bao also holds a certificate from “Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program” from AAGEN (Asian American Government Executives Network) in Washington DC.
Dr. Bao worked for 16 years at the NIH (National Institutes of Health) of the USA, conducting cancer research, providing strategic direction for numerous high impact biomedical research projects, and leading NIH-sponsored multi-center global clinical trials. In that capacity, Dr. Bao also leveraged her communication skills and made signification contributions to global biomedical collaboration initiatives. Dr. Bao has made over 100 presentations in international conferences and published significant discoveries in world-leading journals. Throughout her career, she received many awards including “NIH Director’s Merit Awards” for her leadership in drug discovery initiatives. Dr. Bao’s father died of lung infection and she has a passion for improving global health and better people’s lives.
Dr. Bao also has worked as Chief Medical Officer and VP for clinical development in China’s pharmaceutical industry and led over 50 clinical research projects, including phase I-IV drug clinical trials in both US and China.
Connie is a registered nurse certified in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) with more than 30 years of clinical experience and equipped with diverse clinical, operational and regulatory expertise. She has a history of maintaining and growing client relationships and is experienced in project management, consulting and training. Connie possesses a broad knowledge and skills in healthcare disciplines and operations including health plans, hospitals and IPAs and is experienced in healthcare account management, sales and service. Connie also has expertise in product consultation, education and training, standards, quality improvement, regulatory and compliance. Connie’s family is fighting CNS disorders.
Site Engagement Manager
A political science graduate with experience in community outreach and knowledge of public policy, Matthew performs public relations, marketing, social media, sales and advertising for BlueCloud. With his passion for reading and learning, Matthew is always willing to take on new and challenging projects. Matthew’s’ family has a history of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Customer Service Manager
Kyle has several years of experience in sales and the customer service industry and is responsible for managing customer and technical support. He is dedicated to meeting and exceeding expectations. Kyle’s family is fighting heart and cardiovascular diseases.
A practicing artist for more 35 years with a master’s in visual arts, Michael is an experienced college lecturer with media psychology expertise. He has worked in digital media and web-based interfaces for the past 18 years and provides technical and practical support to the BlueCloud team regarding all areas of media. He is also experienced in the needs of the healthcare industry and pharmaceutical research clients. Michael’s family is fighting diabetes and other cardiovascular diseases.
Media and Communications Manager
Erica brings 16 years of experience in media and digital marketing. As a former TV news anchor & reporter, Erica took her experience interviewing hundreds of people for her news stories to create informative content for her corporate clients. Erica lives in Austin with her daughter Baker and husband, who is in charge of BEVO at The University of Texas! Erica also has a mom blog called, Real Mom, Real Tired, and shares what she has learned as a working mom. Erica’s mother-in-law is a breast cancer survivor.