John Barry is the chief operating officer at Pharm-Olam, responsible for the executive oversight of the daily operations of Pharm-Olam’s clinical operations, data management, statistics and medical writing services. Previously, he was the head of portfolio sourcing and relationship management for Merck Research Laboratories’ Global Clinical Trials Organization. Before that, he spent over 20 years working for two leading, global CROs.

Barry has managed a variety of delivery models including functional, full-service CRO, single-service and sole source relationships. He is well-versed across a variety of contract structures, including value-based contracting, and has significant experience negotiating innovative commercial and capital models. Barry has extensive experience in the drug development industry and has worked as an executive leader in alliance management, business development and clinical operations. He earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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