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Gary Thompson, MS formerly Senior Director, Data Sciences and Solutions, Eli Lilly, currently Managing Principal, Strategic Consulting at Medidata Solutions


Gary Thompson, MS, is Managing Principal, Strategic Consulting at Medidata Solutions, with focus on Medidata’s data and analytics products and services.

Gary has over 20 years of experience in the clinical research field in a variety of CRO, pharma, and technology company settings. Prior to joining Medidata, Gary was the Senior Director of clinical Data Sciences at Lilly, with global responsibilities for Lilly’s clinical data management, eSource, and central monitoring capabilities. Prior to joining Lilly, Gary held positions at Clintrials Research and Insite Clinical Trials. Over his career, Gary has held a number of leadership roles related to data management, clinical capabilities development, and statistics operations. His experiences have focused on clinical trial portfolio delivery, strategic sourcing, process and technology development and implementation, and clinical development transformation via data, analytics, and automation.

Gary holds a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering.

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