FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA ADVISORY - March 15, 2010
Eliassen Group Appoints Robert Cuneo as Chief Information Officer
IT Veteran Joins Leading Technology Staffing and Clinical Data Management Consulting Firm
Wakefield, Mass. – March 15, 2010 – Eliassen Group, a leading technology staffing and clinical data management consulting firm, announced the addition of Robert Cuneo as chief information officer. Mr. Cuneo brings more than 25 years of experience driving IT, technical operations and product development from a range of companies including Mirror Image Internet, Avid Technology, Pinnacle Systems, Cognex Corporation, WatchPoint Media, Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) and Data Terminal Systems.
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“Bob’s impressive tenure in IT not only spans multiple technologies and executive management positions, but also perfectly complements what we see as our key growth areas over the next several years,” said Ken Dreyer, CEO, Eliassen Group. “From Agile methodology to validation to data management, Bob’s expertise will be critical to our ability to continue to expand into fast-growing technology segments.”
Prior to joining Eliassen Group, Mr. Cuneo served as vice president of technical operations and engineering at Mirror Image Internet, a global network for online content, application, transaction and content delivery, streaming media and Web computing. Other previous roles included senior development and program manager at Avid Technology/Pinnacle Systems, vice president of engineering and IT at WatchPoint Media Systems, executive director of engineering and acting vice president of IT at Cognex Corporation, and senior development and IT management positions at Digital Equipment Corporation and Data Terminal Systems.
“Both locally in Massachusetts and across the northeast, Eliassen Group has always had its finger on the pulse of everything IT, and I’ve been impressed with the traction the company continues to gain in a number of key technology areas,” said Mr. Cuneo. “Eliassen Group also offered an environment where I could apply my experience while broadening my areas of focus. I look forward to helping drive the company’s next phase of growth and advance its technology adoption toward practical business applications.”
Mr. Cuneo began his career at Data Terminal Systems, where he advanced to senior management positions in software engineering, quality assurance and IT management. He holds both a B.S. and M.S. in management information systems from Northeastern University and has pursued continuing education studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a featured presenter at a range of industry seminars and conferences and is a current IEEE member.
About Eliassen Group
Eliassen Group, headquartered in Wakefield, MA, is composed of two divisions: Technology Staffing and eClinical Solutions. The Technology Staffing Division provides services to clients nationwide in industries including healthcare/pharmaceutical, financial services, government, education, manufacturing and software development (www.eliassen.com). eClinical Solutions provides Data Management Services, EDC Services, Statistical Programming, Training Solutions, Reporting Solutions, Strategic Consulting, User Acceptance Testing (UAT)/Validation Services, as well as Clinical Data Repository development and management for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies (www.eclinicalsol.com). For more information, please contact us at 800-354-2773.