June 13, 2016, Philadelphia PA. Blackfynn, a life-sciences software company developing a platform to integrate, manage, share and analyze complex data to develop better drugs, devices and clinical care for neurologic disease, has expanded its leadership team to include Chris Baglieri as VP Engineering.
Chris comes to Blackfynn with more than 20 years of experience developing software solutions to complex problems in the biomedical sciences, healthcare delivery, and high volume data management and analytics. Prior to joining Blackfynn, Chris was VP Engineering at SnipSnap and Principle Software Engineer at Artisan Mobile. He was an early employee at konciergeMD, a startup that built a patient and provider engagement platform in pediatrics, which was acquired by Accolade. Prior to this he spent six years at Bristol-Myers Squibb, a leading pharmaceutical company, as engineering lead, and three years at Partners’ Healthcare as an engineering lead in their Personalized Medicine division. He has deep experience in platform and infrastructure development, commercializing software applications at scale, and leading and growing talented teams. Chris has degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Villanova and a Masters’ degree in Bioinformatics from Northeastern University.
“We are thrilled to have Chris as a key part of our leadership team,” said Amanda Christini, MD, Chief Operating Officer at Blackfynn. “His unique skill set – in engineering, bioinformatics, life sciences and healthcare delivery - gives him a deep understanding of the multi-faceted challenges we are solving with the Blackfynn Data Management Platform. He will be instrumental in accelerating our growth.”
“Blackfynn has reached an inflection point where a small, mission-driven, focused team with expertise across life sciences, medicine, computer sciences, hardware, and engineering can fundamentally change the way science is done and therapeutics are developed,” said Chris Baglieri, VP Engineering at Blackfynn. “As an engineer, I couldn’t be more excited to join a team that sits at that unique intersection.”
About Blackfynn Inc.
One in six people worldwide has a neurologic disease that has no effective treatment. Blackfynn helps the neuroscience and neurology communities make optimal use of data by powering an innovative platform that integrates and puts complex data in context. The Blackfynn Data Science Platform™ enables seamless upload, visualization and integration of data regardless of source or format, collaborative science across teams, powerful search and analytics. Blackfynn’s industry-leading platform enables more effective research and development of personalized medicines, devices and clinical interventions. For more information, please visit www.blackfynn.com.