Joel Dobbs Ph.d.
United States of America
Joel Dobbs, PhD serves as Vice President of Information Technology at Eisai Corporation of North America, the US unit of Eisai. Dr. Dobbs served as Vice President of Information Technology, Data Management and Business Re-Engineering at Eisai Medical Research, the global clinical development arm of Eisai. Dr. Dobbs previously spent two years as Executive in Residence and Program Director of the Pharmaceutical Management Program at Stevens Institute of Technology and as a consultant to numerous pharmaceutical, biotechnology and software companies. Prior to his retirement in 2004, Dr. Dobbs served as Vice-President, Research Information Services and Global IT Strategy and Compliance for Schering-Plough Corporation. In this capacity, he was responsible for all information technology for the Schering Plough Research Institute as well as for strategy and IT regulatory compliance globally. Before joining Schering-Plough Dr. Dobbs spent 12 years with Glaxo Inc. in various management and executive positions in regulatory affairs, medical services and information services. He also spent one year with Glaxo Wellcome as Worldwide Director, Information Management and Analysis. Dr. Dobbs has also served as a professor of pharmacy at Samford University and as Vice President and a Managing Partner for Pharmacy Specialties, Inc., a pharmacy management-consulting firm. Dr. Dobbs has served as a consultant to numerous organizations including some of the world's largest software companies and several small to midsize software, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. He serves as a Director of New Century Pharmaceuticals, Inc.