ERT Company Overview
ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that our customers can move ahead with confidence. With nearly 50 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, we balance knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so we can adapt without compromising standards.
Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, our solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement, and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Over the past four years, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, Biotechs, and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in over 10,000 studies spanning more than three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly – and with confidence.
Jobs at ERT
President and CEO
Jim is ERT’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He has more than 25 years of senior leadership experience managing sales growth, marketing, strategic partnerships, business development, integrations, product development, operations and customer service teams. Previously, Jim was the President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare’s Surgery business.
EVP, Chief Financial Officer
As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ERT, Waqar is responsible for driving the company’s financial vision, guidance and compliance. Waqar has more than 15 years of senior management experience in global finance, operations, sales and strategy at a variety of technology companies, including Brooks Instrument, SkyCross, LG Electronics/Triveni Digital and Sabre.
EVP, Chief Commercial Officer
Steve is responsible for global sales activities within ERT. In his 20 years of experience, he has served in both domestic and global roles at Sage Healthcare, CA Technologies and IBM. Prior to joining ERT, Steve served as VP and General Manager for GE Healthcare.
EVP, Chief Development Officer
As Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Andrea leads ERT’s global development, information technology and strategic sourcing. Andrea has more than 20 years of professional services, product development and sales leadership experience, including progressive positions in and outside of the pharmaceutical industry. Previously, she was the Chief Operating Officer of PHT Corporation, which was acquired by ERT in 2015.
EVP, Operations Delivery
Dave is the Executive Vice President, Operations Delivery at ERT, responsible for providing leadership for operational collaboration within the organization. Previously, Dave was VP and GM for Services Operations at GE Healthcare. He has extensive experience in leading both commercial and service organizations and holds a Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
EVP, Respiratory Solutions
Achim has more than 20 of experience in the medical device and clinical trials industries. Previously, he founded VIASYS Clinical Services and grew the organization from 14 to 150 people. At VIASYS, Achim was responsible for the development of technologies to capture and process data in clinical trials.
Ron has more than 20 years of global business experience, including extensive experience in the medical device and healthcare industries. Previously, Ron was the Global Vice President of Product Development and Portfolio Management at GE Healthcare’s Surgery business. Ron is also a board member of the University of Utah Innovation Center.
As head of ERT’s Imaging solutions, Ellen is responsible for driving innovation and leveraging the company’s complementary offerings into the product suite, including data analytics. She has more than 20 years of product management, commercial leadership, and strategic marketing experience across multiple segments of the life science marketplace, including Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, and Imaging. Most recently, Ellen was VP and General Manager, Global Monitoring Solutions Ecosystem and Analytics at GE Healthcare, where she led the company’s patient monitoring data and analytics strategy within its Life Care solutions business.
EVP, Cardiac Safety
Alex Zaposochny leads ERT’s Cardiac Safety business, setting product strategy and driving growth opportunities. An experienced technology entrepreneur and attorney, Alex was the founder and president and CEO of iCardiac, which was acquired by ERT in 2017. He has also held positions at Lenel Systems, and has worked as a trial attorney during his tenure as a New York City prosecutor. Earlier his career, he was a policy division staff member in the Washington headquarters of a presidential campaign.
VP, Digital Patient
Tim leads ERT’s suite of Digital Patient solutions, which focuses on product development from phase IV through commercialization. Tim has more than 20 years of experience identifying new markets in the clinical technology industry, including mobile health, branded prescription product services, and patient social networks. Tim was CEO and Co-founder of Exco InTouch, acquired by ERT in 2016, and previously held positions at CRF, Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals and PAREXEL.
VP, Human Resources
Michele leads ERT’s global human resources function, enabling the organization’s strategic growth initiatives. Michele has more than 20 years of global experience in strategic business partnerships, organizational design and development, HR strategy and compensation and benefits. Previously, she held progressive leadership positions with Haemonetics Corporations, including Vice President of Global Markets Human Resources.
Chief Strategy Officer
Dave is responsible for forging ERT’s strategic direction and positioning the company as the leader in high-quality patient data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development. He has more than 25 years of experience, including Chief Marketing Officer roles at Dendrite and Quintiles. David has also founded two highly successful businesses in patient engagement and telecommunications.
VP, Quality Management
As Vice President of Quality Management, Richard leads ERT’s quality assurance and regulatory affairs programs. Previously, Richard was the Director and Senior Director, Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs at ERT. Before joining the company, he worked in environmental health and safety (epidemiology) at ARCO Chemical.
COME GROW WITH US
If you’re seeking a career opportunity that enables you to help bring life-changing medicines to market faster, join us!
A PLACE TO BE YOURSELF AND A PLACE TO GROW
Whatever your reasons for starting a job search, we welcome both experienced professionals and those just starting their career journey.
SMALL ENOUGH TO BE NOTICED. LARGE ENOUGH TO MAKE AN IMPACT.
ERT is a growing and rewarding place to pursue a career, especially if you’re passionate about finding solutions needed to keep healthcare moving forward and improve the lives of others – whether they live across the street or around the world. Our success starts with our caring and collaborative people, from the recent college grad just getting started to the expert with a wealth of knowledge and skills to share.
OUR PEOPLE ARE OUR GREATEST SUCCESS STORY
THERE IS MORE TO WORK THAN WORK
We know there is more to work than work, and that makes ERT a truly special place. We value each of our employees for who they are and what they bring to our team. Much like working with friends, ours is a team environment that encourages employees to enjoy the time they spend with clients and colleagues.
INVESTED IN YOUR DEVELOPMENT
Our collaborative culture is the driver behind our decisions, actions and ultimately the overall performance of the organization. We offer extensive learning opportunities in all of our locations, and our global orientation and onboarding programs ensure that you feel integrated into the team right away. Our performance management and development tools help you to know what is expected of you and how to achieve it, ensuring the whole team is aligned with our strategic goals.
PEOPLE AND PARTICIPATION – A RECURRING THEME AT ERT
Our culture emphasizes teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect; teams collaborate to reach common goals and celebrate their combined successes. Embracing diversity is more than a goal – it’s a smart business strategy that keeps us in touch with our clients and the world around us. Collective differences help us to create a dynamic culture brimming with ideas. Group achievement flows from each individual’s commitment to excellence.
WE GIVE YOU THE TOOLS TO SUCCEED
We believe in ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed. We provide a comprehensive induction program to provide a thorough orientation into our business. Personal development discussions, with a manager or a mentor, are scheduled regularly to allow open dialogue about your progress. We openly promote our internal opportunities, giving you the chance to move forward and progress. We strive to ensure that our people achieve their full potential and that they’re able to enjoy a rewarding career with us.
WORKING TOGETHER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
We regularly gather feedback and further recognize employees through our WorkSmart, Open Communications and Exceptional Endeavors Programs. We have a number of other unique programs and work opportunities, including:
EMPLOYEE EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Each quarter, our employees are encouraged to apply for a four-week assignment in another location. Since the program’s inception in July 2014, more than 20 employees have enjoyed the opportunity to visit Japan, the UK, Germany and our offices throughout the US.
We support the communities where we live and grow. Our Outreach program provides 8 hours of “Outreach Time” annually for all employees, ensuring every person has the chance to volunteer and give back to the communities and organizations around us. Our people make a difference with each and every effort.
With our Wellness programs we promote a wide variety of health and wellness for everyone in the ERT family – from local sports teams (e.g., biking, softball and volleyball) to quarterly chair massages and healthy eating competitions.
“Working at ERT is inspiring because it helps me grow intellectually and in my career. I’m passionate about working here because I get a chance to work on delivering life-changing medicines that help people live healthier and better lives.”
“I love to work at ERT, and every day, I’m motivated. I feel appreciated and valued, and I definitely have the chance to grow and show who I am.”
“What I appreciate the most are the opportunities that we have for career growth and learning. I started here seven years ago, and I’ve been able to move through three positions. There’s always opportunity to work on new and interesting things!”
“The culture at ERT is one of enabling success. We put a lot of effort and attention into our people because they’re our most valuable resource. I appreciate the investment back in me.”
“What makes ERT a great place to work is the companionship and working together, the friendships you develop. It’s been one of the greatest experiences in my life. I can’t wait to come to work in the morning — I’ve been here eight years and I haven’t missed a day!”
“Working at ERT is interesting, because you’re always challenged. If you want to constantly grow, constantly learn new things, constantly expand your knowledge base and your skill sets, then this is the place to be.”