Business Wire

Quantori Expands Executive Team, Appoints Sean Murphy as Vice President, Client Services

Share

Quantori, a leading data science and digital transformation services company for the life sciences and healthcare sectors, today announced the appointment of Sean Murphy as Vice President of Client Services, effective immediately. Sean will oversee Quantori’s global network of IT professionals providing world-class software engineering and data analytics services to top biopharma and healthcare companies.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210720005589/en/

To view this piece of content from mms.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Sean Murphy, Vice President, Client Services, Quantori (Photo: Business Wire)

“Sean has a strong track record of leading cross-functional teams to deliver innovative digital IT solutions that support a seamless digital transformation experience,” said Richard Golob, CEO of Quantori. “As we enter our next phase of growth, we are thrilled to welcome Sean aboard to ensure delivery of cost-effective, high-quality data science and software engineering services.”

Sean has held various leadership positions at AstraZeneca and Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he focused primarily on R&D IT and Cloud and Digital Transformations. At AstraZeneca, Sean designed, developed, and led the Application Lifecycle Services organization, a world-class software engineering team that delivers quality products and services throughout AstraZeneca. He also was instrumental in establishing captive offshore development centers for AstraZeneca.

Most recently, Sean served as Vice President at General Electric, where he was the Technology Leader for the business and digital transformation of corporate systems. He focused predominately on the implementation of the enterprise SaaS solution Workday across all General Electric businesses.

Sean received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire and his M.Sc. degree in Management with a specialization in Biopharmaceutical Leadership from Emmanuel College. He currently serves as a board member of the United Nations Association of Greater Boston and has served as a board member of the Society for Information Management of Boston and Newton Girls Soccer.

“I’m excited to join the highly impressive Quantori leadership team to help deliver nextgen data science and software solutions that provide immediate value for our clients,” according to Sean. “While at AstraZeneca, I had the pleasure of working with some of the professionals who are now Quantori’s leaders. They were the only service providers who truly understood the drug development process and the scientific problems we were trying to solve. I was so impressed with their performance and ability to deliver that I wanted to join the team!”

Quantori’s executive leadership boasts a rich history in the life sciences and healthcare IT industry. CEO Richard Golob, Chief Scientific Officer Yuriy Gankin, Ph.D., and Chief Technology Officer Vitaliy Aronov have successfully joined forces for more than two decades to deliver award-winning software engineering and data analytics services to top pharmaceutical companies and research organizations around the globe. They previously cofounded GGA Software Services, which was acquired by EPAM Systems in 2014. Golob built EPAM’s Life Sciences Business Unit into the fastest growing unit at the company.

“What we’ve experienced over the past year is that our clients require a versatile digital IT services provider that understands their needs for scalability and flexibility and has deep domain and data science knowledge, and Quantori checks all these boxes,” said Yuriy Gankin, Chief Scientific Officer at Quantori. “Sean’s background in helping organizations navigate the digital revolution will be invaluable in helping us fulfill our mission to empower our clients to achieve their strategic business goals.”

Quantori’s global headquarters are located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with additional offices in London, U.K., St. Petersburg, Russia, and Tbilisi, Georgia. The company serves leading research institutions and biopharma organizations, including Bruker, The Jackson Laboratory, Perkin Elmer, and Takeda. Quantori’s team is currently more than 400 professionals, and the company is actively seeking qualified experts globally to keep pace with its rapid growth. For more information, please visit www.quantori.com or email info@quantori.com.

“The robust software engineering, scientific informatics and data science capabilities that Quantori offers have enabled us to achieve our IT strategy by harnessing the power of innovative digital technologies,” said Scott Thomas, Vice President of Information Technology for the LGC Genomics Division. “The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly increased demand for genomic analysis, and Quantori’s digital solutions have helped optimize our operations to meet the demand for these mission-critical applications.”

About Quantori

Quantori is transforming life sciences and healthcare with the power of digital IT. The company develops bespoke IT and data science solutions for accelerating research and drug discovery and improving healthcare delivery. Quantori combines data engineering and advanced analytics with scientific knowledge management and best-in-class software engineering to help life science and healthcare companies successfully achieve their digital transformations with greater speed and agility. Learn more at www.quantori.com and connect on social media @Twitter, @LinkedIn, and Facebook.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Heidi Creighton
heidi.creighton@quantori.com
Mobile/Text: 978-302-1198

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Blackstone and Hudson Pacific Properties Announce Plans for New World-Class Film and TV Studios in the UK2.8.2021 09:00:00 CEST | Press release

Blackstone (NYSE: BX) and Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE: HPP) plan to create a major new centre for film, TV and digital production in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210802005278/en/ Artist Impression No. 1 (Photo: Business Wire) Funds managed by Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Hudson Pacific Properties acquired a 91-acre site, 17 miles north of central London, through a joint venture for £120 million. The acquisition, with an expected total investment of over £700 million, will be the partners’ first expansion of their Sunset Studios platform outside of the US. The proposed development, which is subject to planning permission, would transform the site into one of the largest world-class film and television studio campuses. The project is expected to create over 4,500 permanent jobs for Broxbourne and the surrounding community and contribute more than £300 million annually int

AMICOGEN Inc. and Lysando AG Bring Partnership to the Next Level With Ownership Participations in Each Other’s Companies2.8.2021 08:00:00 CEST | Press release

South Korean KOSDAQ listed AMICOGEN Inc. will become the latest shareholder in Lysando AG. The transaction includes an acquisition of shares, a cash contribution to Lysando and a share package to Lysando into AMICOGEN. The deal means an 8% participation of AMICOGEN into Lysando and 2.69% in shares for Lysando into AMICOGEN. The transactions were negotiated with a 300 Mio. Euro evaluation of Lysando. Other shareholders of Lysando continue to be majority owner and Chairman of the Board Markus Graf Matuschka von Greiffenclau, Bangkok based SCG, and Lysando’s employees. The companies have already a productive partnership in place, based on Lysando´s leading platform Artilysin®. It is a globally patented, sustainable and highly effective technology, fighting resistance of microbes, as an alternative to antibiotics and other antimicrobial treatments. „I am very happy and proud to welcome AMICOGEN as a new shareholder of Lysando. AMICOGEN being such a strong and successfully operating CDMO, A

Leicester’s Hospitals Awards Deenova a Unit Dose Pharmacy Automation 15 Year Contract2.8.2021 08:00:00 CEST | Press release

Deenova reported today it signed its first ever contract in the United Kingdom, and established operations in Europe’s second largest GDP health care market, with the NHS being the eight largest employer in the world. Deenova was selected by University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust as the best solution amongst 8 of Deenova's competitors in United Kingdom and the United States of America. Claire Ellwood, chief pharmacist at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, said: “We’re proud to be working with Deenova to deploy the first unit dose closed loop medicines management system in the UK. Every year, we administer millions of medication doses so it’s vital our processes are as safe and efficient as possible. The partnership with Deenova will increase automation within our medication processes helping to reduce errors and wastage as well as freeing up staff time for other care and tasks. After a successful pilot, we are pleased to start planning the roll out across our three hospi

Ipsen and Exicure Enter Into Exclusive Collaboration Targeting Rare Neurodegenerative Disorders2.8.2021 07:00:00 CEST | Press release

Regulatory News: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210801005028/en/ Disclaimer: Intended for international media and investor audiences only Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Exicure Inc. (NASDAQ: XCUR) have signed an exclusive collaboration agreement to research, develop, and commercialize novel Spherical Nucleic Acids (SNAs) as potential investigational treatments for Huntington’s disease and Angelman syndrome. Oligonucleotides are synthetic structures of nucleic acids that can be used to modulate gene expression via a range of processes, including gene activation, inhibition, and splice-modulation. These molecules have demonstrated potential in many different therapeutic areas.1 Achieving efficient oligonucleotide delivery to target organs and tissues, including the brain, remains a major limitation to their use.1,2 Exicure’s SNAs provide distinct chemical and biochemical properties to oligonucleotides. I

Arqit Releases QuantumCloud™ to Deliver Stronger, Simpler Encryption2.8.2021 06:20:00 CEST | Press release

Arqit Limited (“Arqit”), a leader in quantum encryption technology announces the release of the first version of its service, QuantumCloud™ 1.0. This Platform‑as‑a‑Service software enables customers to secure the communications channels and data of any cloud, edge or end-point device. The service combines transformational and unique advances in both quantum and classical cryptography. The release of QuantumCloud™ 1.0 allows customers to secure devices globally by providing a strong device authentication capability, over which is layered the agreement of symmetric keys between authenticated and authorised devices. Importantly, since there are no asymmetric cryptographic primitives used within the trustless key agreement protocol, the keys can be regarded as safe against future attack using Shor’s algorithm running on a quantum computer. A range of other features will be added in future quarters, culminating in the launch of Arqit’s proprietary quantum satellites, which is targeted for 2

Arqit Registration Statement Related to Business Combination With Centricus Acquisition Corp. Declared Effective By SEC2.8.2021 06:04:00 CEST | Press release

Arqit Limited (“Arqit”), a leader in quantum encryption technology today announced the Registration Statement on Form F-4 in connection with the previously announced business combination (the “Business Combination”) with Centricus Acquisition Corp. (“Centricus”) (Nasdaq: CENHU, CENH, CENHUW), a publicly-listed special purpose acquisition company, has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Upon closing, the ordinary shares and warrants of Arqit Quantum Inc., a company formed for purposes of completing the Business Combination, will be listed on NASDAQ under the new ticker symbols “ARQQ” and “ARQQW.” The boards of directors of Arqit and Centricus have unanimously approved the Business Combination, and Centricus has set 9:00 a.m. ET on August 31, 2021 as the time and date for an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to approve the proposals associated with the Business Combination. The proxy statement/prospectus contains important informatio

Takeda Receives Decision by the Irish Tax Appeals Commission Relating to Tax Assessment on Break Fee Shire Received from AbbVie2.8.2021 01:30:00 CEST | Press release

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the receipt of a decision by the Irish Tax Appeals Commission on July 30, 2021 (IST) to uphold the Irish Revenue Commissioners’ position related to the treatment of a break fee received by Shire plc (“Shire”) in October 2014 from AbbVie Inc. (“AbbVie”). Shire was acquired by Takeda in January 2019. Takeda intends to challenge this outcome through all available legal means including appealing the decision to the Irish courts. On November 28, 2018, Shire received a tax assessment from the Irish Revenue Commissioners for 398 million EUR. This assessment sought to tax a 1,635 million USD break fee Shire received from AbbVie in connection with the terminated offer to acquire Shire made by AbbVie in 2014. Takeda appealed this assessment, and in late 2020 a hearing took place before the Irish Tax Appeals Commission. While Takeda is continuing to assess the substance of the decision, the company will record a

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom