Mar 15–18, 2020
Steven Beales

Steven Beales
Senior Vice President, IT, WCG


Steven Beales is a senior vice president of IT at WCG. He has 25 years of experience in IT and has spent over 16 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He led implementation of the clinical trial portal at Genentech across 100+ countries and of the clinical trial safety portal at a top-5 pharma organization, which included a data-driven rules engine configured with safety regulations from those countries, saving this organization hundreds of millions of dollars. Over 50 million safety alerts have been distributed by these two portals via the cloud. Previously, he was the chief software architect at mdlogix, where he led the implementation of the CTMS systems for Johns Hopkins University, Washington University at St. Louis, the University of Pittsburgh, and the Interactive Autism Network for Autism Speaks.


2:35pm3:15pm Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Location: LL21 D
Steven Beales describes applications of NLP, machine learning, and the data-driven rules that generate significant productivity and quality improvements in the complex business workflows of drug safety and pharmacovigilance without large upfront investment. Pragmatic use of AI allows organizations to create immediate value and ROI before widening adoption as their capabilities with AI increase. Read more.

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