Brian Ellerman

Commercialization Partner
Digital Initiative Lead, Sanofi

As Digital Initiative Lead at Sanofi, Brian manages the Distributed Study Program, a global portfolio of clinical studies employing telemedicine, ‘virtual’ sites, multimodal messaging, gamification, and other digitally enhanced aspects of trial participant recruitment, enrollment, and retention in collaboration with external partners. Locally, Brian serves on the advisory boards for Eller and BIO5, and founded the Tucson STEM Community. Prior to joining Sanofi, Brian was director of LIS implementation at Misys Healthcare Systems (Sunquest). Before that, he founded multiple health technology companies, culminating in the development of an electronic medical record system. Brian studied biology, chemistry and mathematics at Wabash College, earned a BS cum laude in clinical pathology at Marist College, an MS in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona’s Eller College, and began studies toward a PhD in Organization and Management with a Specialization in Leadership at Capella University.