Medidata Solutions Appoints Steven Wilhite as Chief Marketing Officer

Poised for Future Growth, the Company Strengthens Leadership Team and Adds Marketing Depth

Medidata Solutions Appoints Steven Wilhite as Chief Marketing Officer

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(NASDAQ: MDSO) announced that Steven Wilhite, a business leader and marketing executive with more than 25 years of experience building global brands, has been named chief marketing officer and executive vice president. Steve will be responsible for all global marketing activities for the company, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for the life sciences industry.

Before joining Medidata Solutions, Steve held senior marketing and executive leadership roles at a number of premier global brands, including Apple, Volkswagen, Nissan and Hyundai. He also served as CEO of Jumpstart Automotive Group.

Steve holds a BA in psychology from Stanford University and an MBA in marketing and accounting from the University of California, Berkeley.

is a leading global provider of cloud-based clinical development solutions that enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of clients’ clinical trials. Medidata’s advanced platform lowers the total cost of clinical development by optimizing clinical trials from concept to conclusion: from study and protocol design, trial planning and budgeting, site negotiation, clinical portal, trial management, randomization and trial supply management, clinical data capture and management, safety events capture, medical coding to business analytics. Our diverse life science customer base spans biopharmaceutical companies, medical device and diagnostic companies, academic and government institutions, CROs and other research organizations, including more than 20 of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies as well as organizations of all sizes developing life-enhancing medical treatments and diagnostics.