Bracket, a clinical trial technology and specialty services provider, added Sam Whitaker as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to its growing team. Whitaker joins Bracket’s leadership team bringing ten years of experience in clinical technology and global infrastructure innovation to the company.
Whitaker will be responsible for Bracket’s global product strategy, management and innovation, technology development and engineering including architecture, user experience (UX), user interface (UI) and IT support functions. Whitaker will leverage his ten years’ experience as co-founder and CEO of Greenphire, the first clinical technology to bring payment technology to the clinical environment.
During his tenure at Greenphire, Whitaker invented and successfully commercialized the first clinical trial payment technologies. The web-based applications were built on top of a global technology infrastructure, which he and his team designed to support the unique needs of sponsors, CROs and sites and scaled to support more than 500 clients globally.
“Sam Whitaker joins Bracket with highly specific knowledge of clinical trial technology and a complete understanding of our technological vision,” said Jeff Kinell, CEO of Bracket. “As we continue to solidify our position as a global leader in clinical trial technology and specialty services, it’s imperative that we partner with our industry’s most innovative minds to lead and implement industry-wide advancements.”
Prior to Greenphire, Whitaker worked in the product division of Citigroup, designing technology solutions across verticals. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.