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Scott Snyder, PhD

Chief Digital Officer, EVERSANA

Dr. Snyder is a recognized thought leader in technology and innovation. He has more than 30 years of experience in emerging technologies, business strategy and innovation, and digital transformation for Global 1000 companies and startup ventures.  Dr. Snyder has authored two books, Goliath’s Revenge: How Established Companies Turn the Tables on Digital Disruptors and The New World of Wireless: How to Compete in the 4G Revolution and numerous other articles on emerging technologies and innovation.

Dr. Snyder is currently the Chief Digital Officer of EVERSANA focused on accelerating the life sciences commercialization model. Dr. Snyder was recently the Global Head of Digital and Innovation at Heidrick Consulting where he is still a Senior Advisor and Partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Philadelphia office. Before Heidrick, he was the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at Safeguard Scientifics. Prior to Safeguard, Dr. Snyder was the Co-Founder, President and Chief Strategy Officer at Mobiquity (recently acquired by Hexaware), a leader in delivering innovative mobile and digital solutions for enterprises, where he continues to be Chairman of Mobiquity’s Advisory Board. Scott helped Mobiquity grow its healthcare business and helped launch several groundbreaking digital health solutions including the first FDA-approved mobile medical app, largest employee wellness app, and flagship patient app for a premier US Health System.  He has consulted on digital and business model innovation in the healthcare space for companies such as GSK, IQVIA, Novartis, J&J, Alcon, Medtronic, UPMC, Vitality, Weight Watchers, Guidewell, and Humana.

Dr. Snyder earned his BS, MS, and PhD in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Snyder is a Senior Fellow in the Management Department at The Wharton School and Adjunct Faculty Member in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He has held executive positions with several Fortune 500 companies including GE, Martin Marietta, and Lockheed Martin, has been the CEO of a leading strategic planning firm, Decision Strategies International (now part of Heidrick & Struggles), and has also started business ventures in software including OmniChoice, a CRM/Analytics applications provider. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Fulton Financial Corporation (FFC).