PLEASANTON, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Veeva Systems’ Jennifer Goldsmith, vice president of Veeva Vault, has been appointed to the newly formed Healthcare IT Advisory Committee of Pennsylvania Bio (PA Bio). The mission of PA Bio is to ensure the state of Pennsylvania is a global leader in biosciences by creating a community that unites biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical research, and financial strengths. In her leadership role with the new committee, Goldsmith will help drive programs that educate member organizations on emerging IT topics, as well as foster technology innovation within the life sciences community. She joins committee members from Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Y-Prime, BioClinica, and other top technology companies.
“Cloud-based information technology now plays a significant role in the commercial and R&D operations of modern life sciences companies,” Goldsmith said. “I look forward to bringing my knowledge of industry best practices and innovative technology to help Pennsylvania’s life sciences organizations realize the transformative benefits of the cloud, including global collaboration, fast access to new capabilities, increased flexibility, and of course, the savings associated with the elimination of costly and complex IT infrastructure and maintenance.”
Goldsmith is passionate about the cloud’s ability to transform business practices. As a member of PA Bio’s Healthcare IT Advisory Committee, she is dedicated to leading industry change by sharing the insight she has gained as a technological visionary.
“It’s very exciting for me to be a part of such a strong organization dedicated to supporting innovation,” added Goldsmith.
Goldsmith has been active in the life sciences sphere for more than 15 years, working across the value chain from early R&D to commercial operations. She had the opportunity to implement some of the first regulatory submissions document management and publishing systems in the mid-1990s and has continued innovate R&D content management solutions as standards evolved to eCTD and other publication types. Goldsmith has also been recognized in the PharmaVOICE 100, a round-up of the 100 most inspirational leaders in life sciences.
“PA Bio is very excited to tap Jen’s ingenuity, leadership, and vast experience,” said Christopher Molineaux, president and CEO of PA Bio. “Jen is an industry veteran of nearly 20 years supporting life sciences companies with revolutionary content management solutions. This will undoubtedly benefit our entire membership community.”
As a prominent speaker, Goldsmith recently participated in several industry events, including the Global Clinical Trials summit and the Drug Information Association’s Electronic Document Management conference. Goldsmith will also speak about cloud-based technology for the life sciences industry at these upcoming events:
To schedule a speaking presentation with Goldsmith, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Veeva Systems
Veeva Systems is a leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva has more than 170 customers, ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. Founded in 2007, Veeva is a privately held company headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices in Philadelphia, Barcelona, Budapest, London, Paris, Beijing, Shanghai, Osaka, Tokyo, Sydney, and Singapore. For more information, visit www.veeva.com.
About Pennsylvania Bio
Pennsylvania Bio is the state-wide trade association for the life sciences in Pennsylvania and serves as a catalyst to ensure Pennsylvania is the global leader in the life-sciences by creating a cohesive community that unites our biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, research, and financial strengths. More information is available at http://www.pabio.org.
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