Jackie Kent is a healthcare and pharmaceutical executive with extensive experience in clinical research and healthcare technology. As she transitioned into retirement, Jackie is working with a variety of organizations that are driving innovation into the transformation of clinical trials for the benefit of all patients. She is currently Vice President, Strategy and Special Projects for the Society for Clinical Research Sites, and serves on the board of the Tigerlily Foundation, a national breast cancer foundation providing education, advocacy, and support for girls and young women, Jackie is also part of Circuit Clinical, an integrated research organization providing turnkey end-to-end solutions for clinical trials. She also works with Lazarex Cancer Foundation, improving cancer outcomes by assisting with clinical trial navigation, reimbursing trial-related travel costs, and partnering with at-risk communities to mobilize resources. She also works with Saama Technology, serving on the Board of Advisors.
Prior to these roles, Ms. Kent was a senior executive at Medidata Solutions, most recently as its EVP and Chief Customer Officer. She previously served in a variety of positions at Eli Lilly and Company, initially in technical information technology roles and moving into leadership positions across clinical development, focusing on leading organizations accountable for feasibility, recruitment/retention, site selection, clinical operations, clinical trial supply planning, medical quality, and global audit. Over her illustrious career, she has received several industry awards, including PharmaVoice 100, PM360 Elite Strategist, and an HBA Luminary award. Ms. Kent holds a BS in Computer Science from Butler University.