Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Costello is a leader in the areas of technology innovation and clinical operations. After beginning his research career at Genentech, Anthony went on to co-found several technology start-up companies including Nextrials, a clinical research firm where he worked for 10 years as the VP of Product Development. Anthony has also served as Chairman of the Board for the SCDM, on the Founding committee for the CDISC CDASH initiative and is currently a member of the editorial advisory board for Applied Clinical Trials magazine. He is a frequent presenter on topics related to the efficient use of technology and clinical research. He has a degree in Sociology from UC Berkeley.
VP, Product Development and Engineering
Rob French has over 15 years of experience in software development and nearly a decade in the biotechnology and clinical research industries. Prior to joining Mytrus, Rob was responsible for an award-winning software suite at Nextrials where he integrated industry standards throughout the organization. Rob has significant expertise in Clinical Research standards and has presented on topics including standards-based technology integration. He has a degree in Psychology and Statistics from UC Davis.
Director, Client Services
Susan Booth is an accomplished technology leader with over 20 years of experience in software design, development and implementation. Susan has a celebrated career in managing teams to deliver technology products in research, business to business, and government environments. Susan was the Director of Development at Hoover's Online, managing the B2B website used by businesses worldwide to gain competitive market knowledge. Susan also has an extensive background in pre-clinical and clinical systems development and implementation for leading pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. Susan holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin.
Director, Business Development
Michael Tucker is a veteran of the medical research, software, and technology industries. He has served in executive management roles in business development, sales, and client services for nearly two decades and has been instrumental in management of venture capital, private capital and corporate equity funded startups since 1995, guiding organizations from product inception to acquisition. Prior to his commercial sector experience, Michael spent 7 years in management and support of medical research and training for the US government where he held dual appointments as Instructor in Surgery at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, and Instructor in Micro-vascular Surgery for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD.
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Chief Scientific Officer & Chairman, Board of Directors
Dr. Cummings is an expert on methods for conducting clinical research. He is the recipient of numerous awards, and has been elected to the Institute of Medicine in the National Academy of Science. Dr Cummings has designed and led many large studies about osteoporosis and aging. He is emeritus Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology from the University of California, San Francisco and Director of the San Francisco Coordinating Center.
Ninjas, Bull Fighters and Magicians
Our dynamic team brings together a shared passion for innovation and a wide-range of experience from the worlds of high technology and clinical research. While clinical expertise or "rock-star" software development skillz are essential ingredients for leading clinical trials into the future, realizing our vision takes something more. If you look closely at our "Supastars", we think you will notice the diversity of styles as well as a certain... "moxie" ... that the members of our team all share!