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Meet the Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 Nominees: John Reites, CEO, THREAD

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Now in its 7th year, the Christine Pierre Clinical Trials Lifetime Achievement Award, in association with mdgroup, celebrates the ground-breaking work and contributions of individuals across the field of clinical trials who are making a positive difference. The shortlist for the 2021 prize has been announced and we are taking a closer look at each of the nominees - see all the profiles here. Here we focus on John Reites, CEO at THREAD. Cast your vote for this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner here.

Why he was nominated

"John has made it his life's work to revolutionize clinical trials through digital transformation, partnerships and ecosystem growth. Using his expert knowledge of clinical trials technology, he has developed a unified platform to enable decentralize clinical trials so the industry can challenge the status quo and take clear strides towards our goal of accessibility, inclusivity and real world representation within clinical trial populations. I am so proud to work with John and be part of realizing his vision."

In his own words

"I have spent nearly 20 years of my career focused on clinical research. The 2nd half of my career has been focused on how to innovate and change how research is conducted by sites, participants and all other stakeholders in the research process.

I am currently spending everyday focused on how to change and decentralize clinical research to enable a more modern and efficient experience for all stakeholders. The future of clinical research that THREAD and I are working on is to help our customers enable their studies to be more comprehensive, more inclusion and move efficient."

How the voting works

Voting is now open until 13 October 2020, 12pm GMT. We will impartially encourage our online community to vote; each finalist is also encouraged to reach out to their colleagues and contacts. Anyone in the online clinical trials community can vote, but only once each. The prize will be presented at the Clinical Trials Europe virtual event on 3 November. Cast your vote for this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner here.

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