CTO & President, Solutions & Technology
As chief technology officer and president, technology solutions, Jivan Achreja oversees the strategy and development of solutions for clinical trial management, clinical data management, and research administration as well as new offerings. He has an extensive background and over 10 years’ experience in clinical research and medicine.
Before coming to Advarra, he served as the principal of platform at Medidata, where he spearheaded strategy and oversight of core products, including RTSM, eCOA, eConsent, and Virtual Trials. He led the development of technology roadmaps, operational initiatives, and selling strategies for many of Medidata’s products. Prior to Medidata, he served as Vice President at Y-Prime, a technology vendor in the research space, and founded several entrepreneurial ventures at the intersection of healthcare and technology.
Achreja is a contributor to clinical and life science publications and frequently participates in industry events. He is an advocate and speaker on issues involving diversity and equality, focusing on empowering modern organizations to transform their business and leadership. As a part of his commitment to combating discrimination, Achreja currently sits on the Board of the National Sikh Campaign, a non-profit focused on highlighting and improving disparities between cultures and religions. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for McGinley Orthopedics, a device company focused on creating innovative and cutting-edge solutions in the orthopedic and medical device industries.
Achreja holds a BS in Biology, Chemistry, and Entrepreneurship from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.