Ken O’ Connell is President, Technology and Professional Services, at Advarra. He is responsible for managing our Longboat business, Professional Services, and Advarra’s EU operations. O’Connell is also President, Technology Solutions on an interim basis.
O’Connell has over 15 years of executive leadership experience in the clinical research industry with an emphasis on technology solutions. Prior to Advarra, he was CEO and co-founder of Longboat Clinical and was responsible for all aspects of the business through to its successful acquisition by Advarra. Before Longboat, O’Connell held the position of CFO for Firecrest Clinical Limited, now part of ICON.
O’ Connell is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in Ireland and qualified with Ernst & Young. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Studies from University of Limerick.