Executive Team

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Kevin O'Leary, CEO

Kevin O’Leary spent his early career in London with JP Morgan and subsequently deploying ERP software in complex manufacturing environments. Having returned to Ireland to found QUMAS, he then moved to New Jersey to set up the US operation and expand the business. Over the next five years QUMAS grew into a leading supplier of Compliance Software in Life Sciences. QUMAS was acquired in 2013 by Accelrys (now BIOVIA from Dassault Systèmes) and Kevin remains as CEO of QUMAS within BIOVIA. Kevin now has overall responsibility for Quality and Compliance solutions across Dassault Systèmes.

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Ken Hayward, Chief Technology Officer

Ken Hayward has 20 years experience in the regulated software and document management industries. With extensive knowledge of compliance related technologies and the business problems they solve, Ken has designed software systems for regulated companies since the early 1980s. Originally a client before joining QUMAS in 2002, Ken worked with the London International Group, Kinesis Systems and PriceWaterHouse Coopers.

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Donal O'Brien, Vice President of Development & Support

Donal O'Brien, VP Development and Support, is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the QUMAS product development and product support activities. O'Brien has over twenty years experience in the development and implementation of software systems, in a number of industry sectors including Life Sciences and Financial Services.

Before coming to QUMAS O'Brien worked in and provided consultancy services to regulated companies within Life Sciences.

O'Brien holds a Bsc in Computer Science and a Masters in Business Administration.

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Joanne O'Driscoll, Vice President of Quality and CRM

Joanne O'Driscoll is VP of Quality & CRM and has 15 years experience in the regulated software industry. Joanne has extensive knowledge in the definition and implementation of Quality Management Systems. As a senior executive she has been instrumental in the creation of an effective Software Product Development Methodology which supports business needs and provides QUMAS with a competitive edge in product development. Joanne is responsible for Quality at both a strategic and operational level. Having initially graduated in computer science, Joanne pursued further studies in quality management & regulations.