Eric Perakslis
Chief Science Officer
Datavant

Eric is currently Chief Science Officer at Datavant and Visiting Scientist at the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School.

Most recently, Eric was Senior Vice President Data Sciences at Takeda R&D. Previously, Eric was the Executive Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and the Countway Library of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Eric served as the CIO and Chief Scientist (Informatics) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Eric has also served as Senior Bioinformatics Advisor at Precision for Medicine, as the Chair of the ASCO CancerLinQ technology advisory and on the Editorial Board of the DIA flagship journal, Journal of Regulatory Science and Innnovation

Prior to FDA, Eric was Senior Vice President of R&D IT at J&J Pharmaceuticals R&D. Eric also held the posts of Vice President R&D Informatics, Vice President and CIO, Director of Research IT, Assistant Director and Director of Drug Discovery Research at J&J.

Eric has a PhD in chemical and biochemical engineering from Drexel University.

Specialties: technology Leadership, Informatics, Cancer research, Cancer Survivorship, Biomedical Engineering, Drug Delivery, Large program Management