Impact fact

Adriano leads clinical-first evidence generation and clinical validation programs for digital health, digital medicine and digital therapeutic products.


Adriano is a director in our Boston office in the evidence generation and outcomes research (EGOR) practice within ZS’s digital connected health group.


Adriano has more than 15 years of broad experience working in healthcare and medical device industries. He has hands-on experience supporting large clients in diverse domains such as evidence generation and outcomes research, business model transformation, market access and digital products commercialization.

Prior experience

Over the past four years, Adriano has led a number of client programs and accounts for top 100 pharma and medical device companies. He is focused on clinical validation and evidence generation for digital health and digital medicine products. Adriano has developed strategic alliances with academic medical partners for accelerated evidence generation and expedited market access. Additionally, he and his team support clients with pre-market submissions of software as a medical device to the FDA for marketing authorization in the U.S. and other global markets. 


Adriano completed a five-year biotechnology engineering degree at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias in Portugal. He then earned a master’s degree in business administration from Bentley University in Massachusetts. Adriano has also completed advanced studies in public health, and in leadership and strategy for IT in healthcare from Harvard School of Public Health.