With Orchestrall, you are partnering with seasoned professionals, each with decades of diverse experience in Life Sciences Strategy, Solutions, and Services.
Dr. Hau, one of Orchestrall’s co-founders, brings to the helm of Orchestrall a unique global perspective on Information Technology and business processes. In his vision of connecting global markets, he wears the customer’s hat, using a new and unique model for serving the unmet service needs of customers around the world.
In his previous tenure as Senior Vice President of Global Services and Applications at GlaxoSmithKline – a Global 30 company – his responsibilities included optimizing the IT application life cycle and operating global services. He was also responsible for developing and implementing global processes in IT Quality Methodology, Project Governance and IT Global Sourcing strategy.
At GSK, Dr. Hau was also responsible for leading and implementing Process Improvement (Lean Sigma) throughout the IT division, and he served as VP of Portfolio Analytics in the Research and Development division. Globally, he managed staff in the UK, Poland, Ireland, US, Australia and Latin America, and created offshore partners in India, China, Ireland and Canada.
A sought-after keynote speaker on IT Strategy, Lean Sigma, and Knowledge Work Productivity, Dr. Hau appears at conventions and summits internationally, and he was featured in the Wall Street Journal (India) as a global leader of IT Outsourcing. Dr. Hau has served as an advisor for the ChinaSourcing Working Committee, China Council for International Investment Promotion, and the Chinese city of Chengdu in its development of the ITO and BPO industries. He is also on the Industry Advisory Board for the School of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Prior to joining GlaxoSmithKline, Dr. Hau was Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Business, and Research Fellow at the Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement at the University of Wisconsin, where he earned a Ph.D. in statistics (minor in Computer Science), and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering. He earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Statistics) degrees from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he was raised.
John is a veteran of 29 years in the life sciences industry, first at GlaxoSmithKline, then at Merck as Executive Director, Merck Polytechnic Institute in 2008, and joining Orchestrall, Inc. as Senior VP, Learning & Talent Solutions in 2016. His background includes Sales, Marketing, Corporate Staffs, Information Technology, Research and Development, and 19 years in Learning & Development.
John’s expertise lies in the application of learning to business strategy to drive workforce effectiveness and the application of technology to learning to drive learning effectiveness and efficiency.
John holds a BA in Economics (magna cum laude) from Boston College. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Life Sciences Trainers and Educators Network (LTEN) for 14 years, including 2 years as president. He is also a member of the Association for Talent Development, the Society of Human Resources Management, and Chair of the Board of the Asia Training Consortium. He also serves as Advisor, National Board of Medical Examiners Clinical Research Certification, and an advisor to the Smart Healthy City Alliance.
Kenny has more than 33 years of experience in assessment, information technology, data analytics, business process, and strategic planning. Prior to joining Orchestrall, he held various leadership positions, including VP in Application and Database Development and Director of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, at the National Board of Medical Examiners. During his tenure at NBME, he was instrumental in establishing the NBME Business Renewal framework for process improvement and strategic development. He led NBME’s technology transformation from traditional assessment into web-based testing, computer-based case simulations, and clinical skills assessment with standardized patients.
Kenny holds a Master’s Degree in Technology Management, co-sponsored by the Wharton Business School and Engineering School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Iowa, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Computer Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Kellepourey comes to Orchestrall with over a decade of broad-ranging experience in the world of financial management. Her career has spanned the corporate and non-profit sectors, where she has become a leader in budgeting, financial reporting, staff supervision, systems implementation, internal auditing, and planning.
Ms. Kellepourey has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, which she earned from the College of William & Mary. After completing her degree she returned to Philadelphia, where she worked in public accounting for Arthur Andersen’s Enterprise Group, servicing a diverse client base, including pre-IPO startups. From there she transitioned to private accounting and finance at Morgan Lewis, and then over to CIGNA’s financial development program. During her time there she worked in the home office of CIGNA’s International Division, occasionally traveling to Europe and Asia. After CIGNA she moved to the world of non-profit financial and operational management, as Director of Finance at The Franklin Institute, where she drove organizational change and improvements in support of the Institute’s mission.
Ms. Kellepourey is a Certified Public Accountant.
Jamie is an innovative value creator with 12 years of experience in company leadership and new product development across European, North American and Asian markets. Prior to Mpower, Jamie was an Associate for the Smart Healthy City Alliance, Orchestrall’s flagship China Market Access product, where he led new product development. Before joining Orchestrall, Jamie founded and led several companies within both the Health and Wellness and software spheres. In his younger days, Jamie played professional squash for Scotland for 7 years and holds a BSc in Psychology from Heriot Watt University and a BA in Business Administration from Edinburgh International College.
With over 12 years of experience in statistics, quantitative methods and academic research, Karla leads Orchestrall’s behavioral data analytics and predictive model development. Originally from Romania, Karla completed her B.A. in social and cognitive psychology at Jacobs University Bremen in Germany, her M.A. in social sciences at the University of Chicago and her Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience at Temple University in Philadelphia. Karla’s experience in healthcare comes primarily from the field of mental health, where she has worked internationally for more than 6 years in both clinical and research capacities.