With more than 17 years of experience at ZS, Aaron currently serves as ZS’s Global R&D Excellence practice lead. In this role, Aaron partners with clients to strengthen the value of their pipelines, optimize the execution of clinical trials, drive the effective use of real-world evidence, and improve medical and scientific engagement.
Aaron has extensive experience bringing together integrated teams of experts to deliver impact from R&D to commercialization. He has a wealth of personal experience working with clients on disease area strategy, clinical development strategy, clinical trial design and optimization, patient prediction, real-world evidence, medical strategy, and business development & licensing. During his time at ZS, Aaron has worked in many different therapy areas, including oncology, rheumatology, dermatology, respiratory, cardiology, bone and metabolic, migraine, and nephrology.
Prior to leading the R&D practice, Aaron led the ZS offices in Los Angeles and San Diego, where he worked with biotech companies to develop their commercial and R&D capabilities. Before ZS, Aaron worked at Deloitte, served as an engineer in the biotech industry and was an officer in the U.S. Army.
Aaron holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.