Dan Ballard

Board of Advisors

Dan Ballard is currently the Senior Vice President of Digital Enablement and Innovation at Parexel, a global clinical research organization (CRO) operating in over 80 countries.

Dan has over 20 years of experience within various segments of the pharmaceutical industry. He is passionate about the digitalization of consumable data assets to accelerate the transformation of the pharmaceutical industry.  

Prior to his appointment at Parexel, Dan was the Executive Director of Global Data Strategy at Labcorp Drug Development where he led the Global Digital, Data, Platforms, and Architecture teams. Prior to Labcor, he was the Head of Enterprise Data Governance and Clinical Informatics for IQVIA.

In addition to professional experience, Dan earned a BS in Political Science from the United States Naval Academy. After completing his undergraduate degree, he served in the US Marine Corps for over 11 years. Dan continued his education at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School and received an MBA with a concentration in operations.