Mr. Neilson joined WCG in early 2017 as senior vice president, global information technology for MedAvante. Later that year, he was named chief technology officer for ePharmaSolutions.
Mr. Neilson was appointed to this new role as WCG CIO in 2018 and is now responsible for all of the company’s IT infrastructure, security, enterprise applications and internal systems.
Prior to joining MedAvante, Mr. Neilson worked at Covance, now a division of LabCorp Holdings, for more than 19 years as a senior IT executive. He served initially as head of IT architecture and compliance, then as a member of the clinical development executive leadership team, and latterly as vice president, technology and innovation within the clinical development services division.
Mr. Neilson received a BA in business administration from Heriot-Watt University.