Jason Raines

Jason currently serves as the VP, Data and Digital Health Technology at Apellis.  Jason oversees the creation of clinical and market insights to support Apellis clinical development and commercialization efforts. Jason has over 23 years’ experience in clinical research.  Over the course of his career, Jason led the development of enterprise data and technology strategies, best in class Data Management and Statistical Programming organizations, and implemented globally-deployed clinical technologies.

Prior to joining Apellis, Jason was Head, Biometrics Data Sciences and Operations at Biogen.  This Biometrics function comprised of Clinical Data Management, Statistical Programming, Data Standards and Governance, Data Analytics and Innovation, and Business Performance Management.

Prior to joining Biogen, Jason was Head, Global Data Operations at Novartis, Alcon Division, which included Clinical Data Management, Statistical Programming, Clinical Systems, and Standards.  He also served as the R&D IT Portfolio Coordinator responsible for oversight and administration of all R&D IT-related activities. Lastly, Jason served as the Novartis EDC/CDMS Modernization Steering Committee chair and was an active member in Novartis cross-divisional workstreams responsible for developing Digital, Real World Evidence, Big Data, and Clinical Data and Reporting Transformation strategies.

Jason holds Bachelor’s and Masters of Science degrees from the University of Texas, and earned a Masters degree in Biostatistics from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Jason is a frequent speaker and contributor to Artificial Intelligence, Data Management, and Statistical Programming-focused conferences.