The Lineup

Meet the Speakers


Senior Director, Home Supply at AstraZeneca

Marcus has been realizing innovative solutions – such as EDC, eCOA, CTSM, and IRT – in the pharma space for almost 20 years. He’s passionate about driving operational value with technology and has established two integrated IRT platforms at AstraZeneca. As a member of the AstraZeneca’s Digital Health transformation team, Marcus is currently enhancing their capabilities to support decentralized trials with a focus on patient-centricity.


International Distribution Expert at Sanofi

After studying pharmacology and pharmacokinetics, Marc worked in clinical operations for over 25 years before transitioning to his current role on Sanofi’s Clinical Supply Chain Operations team. Today, Marc is working on reengineering global IPs and medical device distribution, which requires optimizing processes based on patient-centricity, digitalization, regulations, products, and disease specificities.


International Project Coordinator Manager at Sanofi

Graduating from University of Pharmacy of Montpellier, Emmanuelle has served Sanofi’s Clinical Supply Chain Operations team in various roles for close to two decades. She enjoys applying innovative and secure solutions to clinical trial research, while remaining dedicated to the patients’ well-being. Emmanuelle skillfully does this by leveraging Direct-to-Patient approaches and digital solutions like telemedicine.

Julia Tarasenko

VP Commercial Operations, EMEA & Americas at Marken

Julia Tarasenko, Marken’s Vice President, Commercial Operations, Europe and the Americas, joined Marken in 2008. Prior to heading the Commercial Team, Julia managed several European client relationships and led branch operations in Europe. She then moved to the APAC region to oversee Marken Japan operations (based in Tokyo) and Marken Singapore operations as a General Manager.


Vice President, Supplies Management at Signant Health

Oliver currently grows and manages Signant Health’s portfolio of randomization, trial supply management, forecasting, clinical supply chain, and supply accountability solutions. He leads a global team of product managers in designing and building industry-leading clinical supply chain software. Prior to joining Signant in 2017, Oliver spent 14 years at AstraZeneca in various scientific and supply chain management positions.


Director of Product Management, RTSM at Signant Health

Since joining Signant in 2011, Bart has supported a diverse set of research projects and advanced the company’s RTSM solution for the broader clinical technology platform. He lends his expertise to internal teams and clients alike as the industry transitions to Direct-to-Patient (DtP) supply models.

Bill Byrom, phd

Vice President, Product Intelligence & Positioning at Signant Health

Bill has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 30 years. He is a seasoned strategist in product innovation and implementation across a breadth of eClinical solutions, and a scientific thought leader in eCOA and the use of sensors and wearables.