Peter Benton, M.B.A.
Peter S. Benton, M.B.A., serves as President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role he leads, manages and executes the company’s mission to facilitate the development of life-changing medicines by integrating clinical trials methodology, operational acumen and efficient technology.
Mr. Benton has a diverse background with significant senior executive level skills and experience. Mr. Benton joins us from BioClinica, having served as EVP & President for their eClinical Solutions business, where he led overall strategy, sales and operations and drove the company to grow by more than 300%. Mr. Benton joined BioClinica in September 2008 as President, Phoenix Data Systems Division and was appointed an executive officer of the company in March 2009. Prior to joining BioClinica, Mr. Benton was previously the chief operating officer of etrials Worldwide, Inc., a public NASDAQ company. His prior experience includes founding a medical device company called Flexible Medical Systems, managing late stage drug development as vice president at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development LLC, various management positions in M&A, Strategy and Operations at TRW, Inc.
Mr. Benton began his career at General Electric as a graduate of the GE MMP program and worked in a variety of aerospace, aircraft and manufacturing businesses. Mr. Benton graduated cum laude with his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University and his MBA in Finance and Strategy from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Benton is chairman of Flexible Medical Systems and a member of the Microsoft Healthcare Partner Executive Board. Mr. Benton is passionate about world class customer satisfaction, operational excellence and sustainable growth.