Speakers

Alexander GISSLER

Alexander GISSLER

Chief Executive Officer, ProjectPharm (Czech Republic)

Alexander is the founder and CEO & COO of ProjectPharm, a niche CRO providing project management services in the area of pharmaceutical development in general and clinical trials in particular.

During his career, Alexander held various senior project management and executive management positions in major contract research organizations such as BRI International, where he set up and lead the clinical operations in the DACH region and in Italy, at Quintiles, where he was responsible for the Munich office and significantly contributed to Quintiles penetrating the European Biotech and SME market, and Medpace, where he was the first European employee, and successfully set up Medpace clinical and administrative operations in more than 20 countries the EMEA region, including Russia, and Israel, as well as in South Africa, recruiting several hundred highly qualified professionals, who significantly contributed to Medpace’s rapid growth.

ProjectPharm has consistently grew throughout its existence, completing several rescue studies, pharmaceutical development programs, as well as consulting and training projects, and is now aiming to expand further not only through a proactive account management, but also by developing further technological and procedural tools to make the management and oversight of pharmaceutical projects easier and more cost-effective.

Alexander has been teaching advanced Project Management Courses for the DIA and the University of Basel / ECPM for several years.

Alexander is a project management professional (PMP) certified by both, the PMI and the APM.