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PierianDx Names Chris Callahan as Chief Commercial Officer to Drive Expansion of its Genomics Technology Platform for Clinical Labs

by Josh Forsythe, on April 11, 2018

PierianDx named Chris Callahan as the new Chief Commercial Officer to accelerate adoption and expansion of the company’s enterprise informatics software platform, the Clinical Genomics WorkSpace (CGW). Chris will report to PierianDx CEO Rakesh Nagarjan, M.D., Ph.D., and oversee customer success, sales, marketing, and business development.

“Chris brings a wealth of experience and the proven ability to expand market share for companies in our industry,” said Nagarajan. “Bringing Chris onboard is part of our overall growth plan to advance our platform into new markets. We are excited to have him on the team.”

Callahan has been in the healthcare information technology arena since 2000, when he served as Senior Manager of Business Development for Cerner Corporation.  Most recently, he served as Vice President of Product Strategy and Business Development at Sunquest Information Systems, where he helped to drive corporate growth and acquisitions, which included the general management, strategic direction and growth of GeneInsight.

“PierianDx has been accelerating precision medicine for some of the most advanced health systems, cancer centers and academic medical centers in the world,” said Callahan. “I am honored to be a part of PierianDx’s growth and momentum.”

Callahan lives outside of Raleigh, North Carolina, and holds a Masters in Management from the Kellogg School of Management.