Chris Schoonmaker, MPH
Chief Operating Officer
Chris Schoonmaker, Chief Operating Officer at MMS, has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.
A biostatistician by training, Chris is an executive leader with the technical and business experience required to lead in the clinical research industry. He held executive and senior leadership roles before MMS, including management of biometrics operations as well as oversight of key customer accounts. His key strengths include his statistical and data expertise, building and maintaining required operational delivery models to ensure quality delivery, implementing effective governance to ensure successful client collaborations and relationships, and providing statistical consultation. Throughout his career, Chris has been a statistical lead for hundreds of clinical studies, served as a voting member on data monitoring committees, and guided the statistical strategy for regulatory submissions.
As Chief Operating Officer, Chris has global responsibility for operations across all MMS service lines globally as well as business strategies for growth. Chris is responsible for driving corporate operational excellence, including talent planning, productivity improvements and cost management across the organization.
Chris received his Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Boston University.
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