Ed Ikeguchi, MD

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Dr. Ikeguchi is a board certified urologist trained at Columbia Physicians and Surgeons.  After completing residency in general surgery and urology followed by fellowship in neurourology, he remained in academic practice with Columbia University until founding Internet technology company OceanTek in 1995, which specialized in creating software products for web security and social media.

In 1999 after a successful exit from OceanTek, with the same team, he co-founded medical informatics company Medidata Solutions, focusing on applying web-based systems to the pharmaceutical industry and the drug-development life cycle. Initially as CEO and subsequently as CMO, he grew the company through its early stages, developing sales, service and regulatory compliance operations. Later in his involvement he grew the company’s market presence to leadership positions in Europe, Japan and China. Medidata Solutions successfully completed its initial public offering in June 2009 (NASDAQ: MDSO).

Dr. Ikeguchi has since retired from the board of Medidata Solutions and continues to pursue the entrepreneurial spirit. He remains active in the pharmaceutical R&D space and medical informatics. He has also returned to school with the Berklee College of Music.