Appointment of Jon D. Duke, MD, MS Strengthens Leadership in Big Data Marketplace for Healthcare and Life Sciences
ATLANTA, GA – June 24, 2014
Liaison Technologies, a global provider of secure, cloud-based data management and integration solutions, today announced the appointment of Jon Duke, MD, MS to its Board of Directors. The appointment enhances Liaison’s market position and drives accelerated innovation of its healthcare and life sciences Big Data offerings in a market forecasted to exceed $31 billion by the end of 2017.
Dr. Duke has a diverse background as a practicing physician and as a leader in health data analytics and drug safety informatics. In addition to his responsibilities as a board member, Dr. Duke serves as Chief Innovation Officer of the Regenstrief Institute, an internationally-recognized health IT think-tank, where he leads large-scale analytics collaborations with pharmaceutical and other industry partners. Dr. Duke’s work focuses on applications of Big Data in healthcare to support medication safety and improved prescribing. His projects range from predictive modeling of adverse drug events to advanced clinical decision support systems.
“Working with the data challenges we are facing has given me the opportunity to appreciate Liaison’s potential value in dealing with the complexities of Big Data in healthcare,” said Dr. Duke. “I believe Liaison’s emphasis on serving the growing need for secure and efficient data management and integration of highly sensitive information will allow the company to expand its market leadership. I look forward to collaborating with my fellow Liaison board members and executives to further accelerate innovative solutions for Big Data in healthcare and life sciences.”
“Jon’s expertise in Big Data and healthcare adds tremendous value as we execute on an accelerated growth phase of the company,” said Bob Renner, CEO of Liaison Technologies. “His hands-on industry expertise and technology background in data analytics are perfectly aligned to support Liaison’s vision, and we look forward to his insights and contributions.”
Liaison Technologies is a global data management and integration company. It provides innovative solutions to integrate, transform, harmonize, manage and secure critical business data on-premise or in the cloud. With a comprehensive array of business-to-business and application-to-application integration and data transformation services, as well as on-premise and cloud-based data security solutions, Liaison’s practitioners implement data management infrastructures adapted to each client’s specific business requirements. Headquartered in Atlanta, Liaison has offices in the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.liaison.com.
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