CEO & Chairman Jim Walker of Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer and leader in the electronic transformation of clinical R&D in the life sciences industry, today announced the appointment of Jim Adamek as vice president of Commercial Software. In his new role, Mr. Adamek will provide strategy and leadership by building the software organization at Octagon while streamlining development, software support, and commercial software sales. Mr. Adamek will also oversee the entire ViewPoint® Implementation Services (VIS) department and report directly to Octagon’s President, Kirk Gallion.
Jim Adamek is a technology industry veteran with over 20 years of experience dealing with enterprise software, technology systems and implementation services. Most recently, Mr. Adamek was Executive Vice President, FullTilt Solutions, Inc., where he authored, designed and implemented enterprise-wide Product Information Management (PIM) implementation strategies and methodologies. Mr. Adamek also championed FullTilt’s infrastructure enhancements including the implementation of sales force automation, project accounting and time and expense applications. During his tenure at Deloitte Consulting, Mr. Adamek was responsible for global alliance with the Baan Company. He was responsible for the strategy, development and operations of the service line. Mr. Adamek facilitated and managed the sale and delivery of numerous large-scale global Baan Implementations and led the development of Deloitte’s implementation methodology and tools for practitioner support.
“Jim will be a tremendous strategic asset to Octagon. His enterprise software development expertise, and business acumen will be instrumental in driving Octagon’s commercial software growth,” stated Octagon’s President, Kirk Gallion. “I plan on leveraging his 20 years of experience to the greatest extent possible as we continue to move forward with our vision for ViewPoint.”
Octagon has always been a technology-driven and forward thinking company and I am now very proud to be a part of this dynamic organization”, stated Mr. Adamek. Octagon’s technology innovations have set standards for the rest of the industry. My job will be to simply expand the boundaries and capacity of our flagship product ViewPoint, as we accelerate new product development while strengthening product support and training for our growing global operations."
Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. is pioneering the clinical information workflow from collection to submission. Evolving and converging data standards require a completely new approach to clinical information workflows. Octagon’s services and technology, like ViewPoint, are designed to offer comprehensive support for electronic data processes, including preparation of data for electronic regulatory submissions.
Octagon’s award winning enterprise submission process management system, ViewPoint, streamlines the submission process for Pharmaceutical/Biotech organizations by providing visibility into the planning and management of the drug submission processes while allowing users to track, manage and compile any type of regulatory application. ViewPoint facilitates communication, planning and management of complex processes. It provides real-time metrics, reporting and search capabilities to answer process questions and presents real-time actionable information.
ViewPoint eCTD Complete, is a package of unique services and products that provides the four essential capabilities required to create and maintain an eCTD submission: compilation, issue management, validation and viewing.
ViewPoint eCTD Complete includes fundamental services wrapped around breakthrough technologies including Octagon’s eCTD Viewer and eCTD Validator and ViewPoint. This combination of expert services and technologies provides a strong foundation for core eCTD capabilities. This scalable solution will enable organizations to rapidly implement eCTD while supporting the eCTD lifecycle through the concepts of good submission management.
About Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Octagon is a pioneer and leading process-centric solutions provider that offers a suite of regulatory, clinical, process, and IT solutions to the life sciences industry. Octagon synchronizes processes and increases automation to reduce island-to-island inefficiencies within the clinical research and development process. We leverage the power of electronic submissions through cross-functional electronic submission expertise, a holistic process approach, deep domain knowledge, and integrated solutions. Octagon is headquartered in Wayne, PA, with European headquarters in Amersham, UK.