Gadi Saarony, MBA

Gadi Saarony, Chief Executive Officer at Advarra, has over 25 years of leadership experience, including strategic, commercial, and operational clinical research roles. Prior to joining Advarra, Saarony served as Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Research Services Officer at Parexel and was a member the company’s executive leadership team. Saarony was responsible for the operational delivery of Parexel’s global clinical research services, including site strategy and selection, patient recruitment, data management, biostatistics and programming, clinical operations, project management, resourcing, clinical trial supplies and logistics, and Phase I units. Prior to that, Saarony held several other senior-level positions at Parexel and was instrumental in achieving rapid growth in Parexel’s regulatory consulting and medical communications businesses. Saarony initially joined Parexel in 2003 in the area of strategy development.

Saarony also previously served as Director of Consulting Services for Habama, Inc., and as Associate Director, Strategy, with Ernst & Young, LLP, Inc. He graduated from Rider University with a bachelor’s degree in economics and holds a master’s degree in international business from The American Graduate School of International Business (now Thunderbird School of Global Management).