Kara Dennis

Medidata

Kara Dennis is a leader of Medidata’s efforts to grow its clinical cloud platform business through new initiatives and innovative partnerships and alliances. She works with some of the largest global Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Academic, Government, and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) regarding new developments in clinical development technology. Internally, she works with product, sales, and marketing teams to develop new technology solutions for faster, more efficient clinical trials.
Prior to her position at Medidata, Kara worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Co specializing in healthcare with a focus on pharmaceutical, biotech, and healthcare provider clients. She then worked in business development for Ikaria, a biotech company, focusing on acquiring new therapies in the critical care space. Kara holds a BA from Yale University, a MA from Columbia University, and a MBA from Harvard.