We are
reimagining clinical trials

Vial was founded on a mission to reimagine clinical trials and deliver faster and more efficient trials for sponsors.

Vial's vision is to empower scientists
to cure all human disease.

Vial is a next-generation CRO that delivers faster and 50%+ cheaper trials through an end-to-end technology platform.

Meet Our Team

Clinical Operations expertise meets product minds from Silicon Valley — together, the team has developed Vial’s technology platform that delivers dramatically faster and more efficient trials for sponsors.

Simon Burns Co-founder & CEO

Andrew Brackin Co-founder

Daniel Gallagher VP Business Development

Rich McCormick EVP of Clinical Strategy
& VP of Oncology

Todd Kays VP of Dermatology

Amy Del Medico VP of Ophthalmology

Ankit Agarwal VP of Operations

Orin Goldblum, MD Medical Monitor

Dennis Fabia, MD Medical Monitor

Wendy Pinson Senior Director of Clinical Operations

Janet DuBois, MD PI, DermResearch


Joseph Fisher Head of Regulatory Affairs

Jason Olin General Counsel

Carlos Naranjo Director of Sales

Max James Chief of Staff

Patrick Cheng Director of People

Alyson Kaye Director, Contracts and Legal Affairs

Sarah Ruiz Director of PM Operations

Anthony Houser Director, Business Development

Wade Berry Director, Business Development

Andrea D’Mello Senior B2B Marketing Manager

Luke Bogus Group Product Manager

Miguel Testa Director of Engineering

Tatiana Tsiguleva Head of Design

Albert Kokoshi Product Designer

Alison Cheung Talent Specialist

Anna Spagnoli Clinical Trial Lead

Bani Suri Product Manager

Breanna Wallace Project Manager

Cameron Coleman Business Operations Associate

Carrie Williams Project Manager

Catie Neel Senior Event Manager

Christopher Tam Junior Software Engineer

Clare Robinson Business Development Manager

Clay Carpenter Sales Development Representative

Connor McDiarmid Corporate Development Associate

Dana Leavitt Clinical Trial Lead/Project Manager

Dani Thompson Content Manager

Dhruba Biswas Associate Product Manager

Dorcas Baridam Clinical Trial Lead

Etunim Mike Clinical Trial Lead

Evelin Gomez Senior Marketing Designer

Gabriella Mills Sales Development Representative

Gaurav Mehta Associate Product Manager

Gurman Brar Software Engineering

Igor Corrêa Senior Software Engineer

Ira Saini Associate Product Manager

John Sheperdson Associate Business Development Director

Kailey Chen Software Engineer

Kelly Bruns Project Manager

Kelly Croom Clinical Trial Associate

Kiujoy Kokko Business Operations Intern

Laura Whitlock Associate Clinical Project Manager

Lautaro Araujo Software Engineer

Lissette Piloto Talent Specialist

Lyhour Lay Software Engineer

Matthew Casillas Business Development Manager

Megan Munro Administrative Assistant

Miguel Chirinos Software Engineer

Montgomery Link Finance Operations Associate

Owen Allen Event Coordinator

Paolo Castro Software Engineer

Putri Bowman Business Operations and Strategy Manager

Quinn O’Connor Sales Development Representative

Sebastian Brenes IT Administrator

Sonam Bhuptani Business Operations Associate

Sydney Cobb Clinical Research Project Manager

Ted Benge Strategic Finance Associate

Tiffany Parker Senior Manager, Proposals & Contracts

Tirta Ng Business Operations Associate

Tsubasa Borissoff Accounting Manager

Victoria Camacho Associate Manager, Contracts and Proposals

Zach Galloway Quality Manager

Zain Dewsi Software Engineer III

Zoe Brewer Product Management Intern

Our Investors

We have raised $100M+ and built a team of ClinOps and technology leaders in order to become a leading global, full-service CRO.

Scientific Advisory Board

Vial CRO is supported by a team of Scientific Advisors who review and provide input on the strategy and direction of the CRO in order to build the infrastructure to advance research.

Dr. Guru Sonpavde

Bladder Cancer Director at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Dr. Neeraj Agarwal

Professor of Medicine and Presidential Endowed Chair of Cancer Research at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

Dr. Arshad Khanani

Managing Partner, Director of Clinical Research, and Director of Fellowship at Sierra Eye Associates

Dr. Mark Lebwohl

Professor and Chairman of the Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City

Dr. Luke Nordquist

CEO at Urology Cancer Center and XCancer Research

Dr. Arvind Chaudhry

Director of Summit Cancer Centers, Medical Oncologist

Dr. Roberta Brinton

Director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at The University of Arizona and founder of NeuTherapeutics.​

Dr. David Pariser

Senior physician of Pariser Dermatology Specialist and Principal Investigator

Dr. Arati Rao

Head of Clinical Development at PACT Pharma

Dr. Antoni Ribas

Professor of Medicine, Professor of Surgery, and Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Dr. Joseph Merola

Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology at Harvard Medical School

Dr. Paul Karpecki

Director of Corneal Services at Kentucky Eye Institute and Faculty Associate Professor at the University of Pikeville, Kentucky, College of Optometry.

Dr. Nathan Pennell

Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Lung Cancer Medical Oncology Program at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute

Dr. Jonathan Zung

Chief Development Officer at Evelo Biosciences

Dr. Egilius L.H. Spierings

Founder, Medical Director, and Investigator at MedVadis Research Corporation

Dr. Rajat M. Agrawal

Dr. Rajat N Agrawal

VP of Clinical Development and Ophthalmology Lead at Rezolute, Inc.

Dr. Stewart Tepper

Professor of Neurology and Neurologist at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Dr. Jacqueline French

Professor of Neurology at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and the President, Director, and Founder of The Epilepsy Study Consortium.

Dr. Christopher Sweeney

Director of the South Australian immunoGENomics Cancer Institute (SAiGENCI) and Professor of Medicine at the University of Adelaide

Dr. Peter Goadsby

Director of the NIHR Wellcome Trust at the King's College Clinical Research Facility and Professor of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Veeral Sheth

Director of Clinical Research at the University Retina and Macula Associates and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois

Dr. Michael W. Lawlor

Professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Founder, Owner, and CEO of Diverge Translational Science Laboratory

Dr. Adam Friedman

Professor and Chair of Dermatology, Residency Program Director of Translational Research, and Director of Supportive Oncodermatology at George Washington University

Dr. Marc Hoffmann

Medical Director for Lean and Quality Improvement, Chair of the Lymphoma/Myeloma Disease Working Group, and Associate Professor at the University of Kansas

Dr. Rajesh Pahwa

Chief of the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Division at the University of Kansas Medical Center

Dr. Joseph Jankovic

Professor of Neurology and Director of the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic at the Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Robert A. Hauser

Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center and a Professor of Neurology, at the University of South Florida

Dr. H. Jack West

Clinical Executive Director at AccessHope

Dr. Eric Jonasch

Genitourinary Medical Oncology Professor and Physician at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dr. Brian Rini

Chief of Clinical Trials at Vanderbilt University

We’re building a technology platform and products we believe in

We found our calling in clinical trials after learning the pain points directly. Our curiosity propels us to keep building, finding new challenges, and fulfilling our vision of reimagining clinical trials.

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