Our Company

Medable's mission is to get effective therapies to patients faster. We provide an end-to-end, cloud-based platform with a flexible suite of tools that allows patients, healthcare providers, clinical research organizations and pharmaceutical sponsors to work together as a team in clinical trials.
Our Founders
Michelle Longmire, MD
CEO / Founder
Dr. Longmire is mission driven to accelerate the development of new therapies for disease. As a Stanford-trained physician-scientist, Dr. Longmire identified critical barriers to drug development and founded Medable to pioneer a new category of clinical trial technologies that remove traditional roadblocks to participation and radically accelerate the research process.
Tim Smith
CTO / Co-Founder
Tim Smith co-founded Medable to deliver the world's first patient-centered platform for clinical research and clinical care. At Medable he heads R&D leveraging over 15 years of experience leading technology organizations to deliver transformative solutions in healthcare and life sciences.
James Sas
Chief Architect /Co-Founder
James Sas is a proven cloud systems designer and entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience developing new system architectures and prototypes. A creator of scalable, high performance platform infrastructure, James has contributed to multiple patents.
Perry Robinson
General Counsel / Co-Founder
Perry Robinson supports Medable's mission to accelerate the development of new therapies for disease by focusing on ensuring that Medable's people, processes and systems support the needs of patients as well as regulatory requirements globally. A founding member of the Medable team, Mr. Robinson has nearly two decades of experience as an attorney and technology executive advising and leading public and private companies navigating highly complex and highly regulated areas.
Fer Waigandt
Director of Mobile Development / Co-Founder
As one of the co-founders of the company, Fer has been instrumental in Medable’s rapid rise in the clinical trials space. As a Computer Engineering graduate from Argentina’s National University of Córdoba, Fer combines his 15 years’ experience in mobile development with his passion for healthcare. Prior to co-founding Medable, he worked in mobile development for Globant, Nextive, and Gameloft, where he grew his talents. When outside of work, Fer enjoys listening to and playing music (guitar), drawing, and art.
Leadership Team
Alison Holland
Head Decentralized
Trials Strategy
Jared Klingeisen
VP Customer Success
Steve Lesser, PhD
VP Partner Strategy
Gillian Livock
Head of Commercial and
Strategic Partnerships
Eric M.Peper
EVP Sales
Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, PhD
SVP Research
& Academics
Niraj Patel
VP Product Management
Hernan Pelassini
VP Mobile Development
Tyler Pugsley
VP Life Sciences
Andrew Purcell
VP User Experience
Andrea Sanchez
VP Legal & SaMD
Jason Sauvie
Chief Financial Officer
David Swanger
Senior VP of Marketing
Ching Tian
SVP Strategy
& Solutions