SHYFT Analytics Company Overview
SHYFT Analytics is an industry leader in cloud data management and mobile analytics for the global life sciences industry. SHYFT is used by pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and other healthcare leaders from around the globe and across thousands of users. With over 10 years innovating in life sciences, SHYFT’s industry cloud platform is leading the transformation in healthcare and helping our customers succeed.
Designed for healthcare, the SHYFT Platform is the fastest way to transform clinical and commercial data into novel insights and achieve significant scale and agility. The platform features product analytic solutions for Specialty, Launch, Real World Evidence, Market Access, Rare Disease and Sales.
Jobs at SHYFT Analytics
CEO, CO-FOUNDER, BOARD MEMBER
As CEO of SHYFT Analytics, Zack is passionate about fully realizing the company’s vision delivering transformative insights to the global life sciences and healthcare industries. He is responsible for the company’s overall strategy, sales and product advancement.
With over sixteen years experience managing technology companies, Zack has spent much of his career creating innovative solutions for clients such as Gillette, Johnson & Johnson, and a number of start-ups. Zack was an early employee at ZEFER, a software services firm that raised $160M in funding and grew to over $100M in revenue, 800 people, and six global offices. Prior to ZEFER, he lead global software engineering and product teams at EF Education First, the world’s largest private education company. During the Gulf War, Zack served in the United States Army with the 101st Airborne Division, was awarded the elite Air Assault designation and the Army Commendation Medal for heroism and meritorious achievement after which he attended Bentley University’s Computer Information Systems program. Zack is also an Advisory Board Member for the Slater Fund, a state-backed venture program providing capital to promising technology entrepreneurs driving economic development in Rhode Island.
Morgan is a software and digital media executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in finance and corporate/business development. He comes to SHYFT Analytics as a five-time CFO of venture-backed technology companies in both Boston and New York City. Morgan previously served as the CFO of Acquia, an enterprise open source technology company, which he guided through a $50 million fundraising round and subsequent IPO preparation. Prior to Acquia, Morgan was the CFO at social media SaaS provider Buddy Media, where he led financial operations through a period of exceptional growth and the resulting acquisition by Salesforce.com for $745 million. Before beginning his tenure as a CFO, Morgan was Vice President of Corporate Finance at Yahoo!, where he served as the finance head for the company’s $3 billion search division and led corporate finance efforts for over $5 billion in acquisitions and business development deals.
Dennis holds his AB in Economics from Dartmouth College and received his MBA from the University of Virginia.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, STRATEGY
As SVP, Strategic Development, Brian leads strategic account development and partnership initiatives while serving as a key strategist for growing and expanding SHYFT Analytics’ business.
Brian has over 12 years of experience in a variety of sales and leadership roles within the life sciences industry. Areas of impact and focus have included organizational leadership, executive account management, and strategic enterprise development. Most recently, Brian served as the President and Managing Director at Informa Training Partners, a company focused on Clinical and Managed Market training solutions devoted exclusively to pharmaceutical, biotech, and med device companies. Additionally, Brian spent 9 years with Takeda Pharmaceuticals N.A. in positions of increasing responsibility, leadership, and organizational development.
Brian holds a BA in Biology and Natural Sciences from St. Anselm College.
VICE PRESIDENT, SOLUTION ARCHITECTURE
Frank leads SHYFT’s Customer Success operation ensuring customers get the most value from their SHYFT solutions. Frank also plays an intregral role in product development and strategy; introducing new products to existing clients and building upon our customer partnerships. Frank is a results-driven leader who combines deep life sciences domain expertise and operational excellence to lead cross-functional teams that deliver customer-first solutions. Frank has designed, built, deployed, and managed data management and business intelligence solutions for clients ranging from mid-tier Pharma to blockbuster status across a number of specialty and retail markets.
Prior to joining SHYFT, Frank worked in the data-rich insurance industry with Travelers Insurance to streamline operations and provide insightful analytics by deploying cutting edge data analytics solutions. Previously Frank was a consultant at Tallan, a technology services and consulting firm.
Frank holds a BA in Computer Science and Economics from Trinity College.
CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
Priya leads our Analytics team and is focused creating novel approaches to data use and analysis within the SHYFT Platform.
She brings 15 years of life-science and healthcare consulting, market research, and data analytics experience – building expertise in leveraging primary and secondary market and real world data for the design of optimal data metrics. Prior to joining SHYFT, Priya served as the Director of Analytics for Phreesia, a patient-centered health care technology company in New York, NY and the Vice President of Quantitative Services for MedPanel, a research and analytics firm in Cambridge, MA.
Priya earned her MBA from Babson College as well as a Master’s degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Boston University. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology and Literature from MIT.
CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER
As Chief Revenue Officer at SHYFT Analytics, Joe brings over 30 years of experience in sales and operations management concentrated in clinical and commercial systems for the biopharmaceutical industry. Joe understands the critical pain points related to big data and the need to jointly leverage clinical and commercial data assets to help all constituents; manufacturers, patients, payors and providers.
Joe leads all global sales, marketing and business development activities focused on providing unique, value-based Software-as-a-Service analytics solutions to our clients.4
Prior to joining SHYFT, Joe founded acSELLerate Consulting, LLC, focused on helping start-up and pre-IPO companies scale their businesses after retiring from his role as SVP, Commercial Operations at Medidata Solutions, Inc. Joe spent over 12 years at Medidata holding a variety of leadership roles within the operations and commercial organizations where his last role was SVP, Commercial Operations. Prior to Medidata, Joe held several long-term roles of increasing responsibilities at several software and consulting firms including Business Objects, I-Many and JGI.
Joe holds an AAS degree in Data Processing from Northampton County College in Bethlehem, PA.
VICE PRESIDENT, TALENT
As VP, Talent Mike leads our Talent and HR organization (Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, and Talent Operations) focused on ensuring that the experience of being an employee at SHYFT is exceptional and always in line with our culture and values. Mike operates as executive business partner, strategic advisor, and culture ambassador working to ensure SHYFT has an integrated talent strategy. By implementing programs to attract top talent and retain key performers the Talent organization enables employees to achieve their goals.
Mike has over 12 years of experience attracting and retaining top talent for rapid growth software companies, technology consultancies, as well as time spent in agency staffing. Prior to SHYFT, Mike was the Global Director of Talent Acquisition for Acquia, an enterprise open source software company. There Mike drove rapid growth taking the company from 100 to more than 750 employees globally. During his time at Acquia they achieved recognition as Fastest Growing Software Company by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and Inc 500, as well as winning Best Places to Work by Boston Business Journal. Mike began his career and held leadership positions with a variety of Boston area staffing and consulting firms including WinterWyman, LeapFrog Systems, and Softworld.
Mike holds a B.S. in Applied Psychology from Ithaca College.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, PRODUCT ENGINEERING
As SVP Product Engineering, Stan serves as leader of the Product Engineering organization; driving the technical vision for SHYFT’s innovative products and platform. As SHYFTs’ Engineering expert to both internal and external stakeholders, Stan mentors and supports a large group of highly talented engineers.
Stan brings 30 years of experience in enterprise software engineering, including nearly 20 years in healthcare IT and delivering software as a service. He started his career at Lotus Development before working in Silicon Valley, including 5 years at Oracle. More recently, he was the founding VP Engineering at 2 venture-backed startups where he was responsible for building their Engineering organizations and products from the ground up: NaviNet (acquired by Lumeris) and Humedica (acquired by Optum).
He spent the last 4 years as VP Engineering for Optum’s Analytics Division, where he was responsible for an award-winning analytics product suite focused on population health management powered by clinical data.
Stan earned an SB from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.
SHYFT recognizes that people and their professional goals are unique. That’s why we not only encourage our employees to attain their goals, but also support them with professional development, learning and coaching opportunities. We promote the extension of skills through the exploration and development of new competencies whenever possible. Our employees are exposed to some of the world’s leading and emerging life science companies, often working on their most important strategic and operational initiatives.
SHYFT is an energetic organization backed by experienced leadership and some of healthcare’s foremost investors. We win as a team and celebrate success in our fast-paced environment.
Our Core Values guide both the work and play that happens at SHYFT—and this includes our approach to learning and development. What it boils down to is that we believe learning happens in all directions—up, down and sideways!
Bring your ‘A’ Game
We hire smart people with an aptitude for learning and provide the space (and tools!) to grow and be successful at SHYFT. We expect that everyone bring their ‘A’ game and participate in the programs that we have available, with the vision that we all are taking the lead on continually growing our capabilities.
Deliver Amazing Client Experiences
Continuing to strive toward mastery in everything we do leads to successful client relationships. We also believe there is more to the job itself – we invest in the whole person and develop our people with that in mind.
Everyone is an Innovator
We look for everyone to be a leader and innovator, despite roles or titles, and we develop all levels using a variety of learning tools. We recognize that innovative companies are going to hit road bumps and we embrace the learning components that arise.
Have Fun & Embrace the Team
Participation is at our core, starting with our team approach to ramping up new hires. Have an exciting hobby or project based nugget to share? We have the venue for you! We value authenticity (the quirkier the better!) and connectedness to our mission, values and ultimately the ever-growing SHYFT team!