Jeff is the VP of Product Innovation at Merge eClinical where he started in June 2015. His areas of expertise: SAS programming, Clinical Trials, FDA Submission Standards, & SDTM. Prior to Merge, Jeff spent 8 years at a mid-sized pharmaceutical company, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty GI company. He left Salix as the Director of Data Management and SAS Programming. While there, Salix performed 8 submissions (sNDA, NDA) to FDA and received 8 approvals. He was responsible for choosing eDC providers, managing Data Management resources and SAS programming resources. He has been programming in SAS for approximately 20 years and has extensive experience in the industry from both a CRO and Sponsor Company perspective.