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David Carlson

Chief Operating Officer

David has dedicated his career to delivering strategic and business process solutions to his pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients, primarily in the areas of managed markets strategy, contract analysis, and fact-based negotiation. David has consulted for many of the top pharmaceutical and biotech companies on issues ranging from merger integrations, pharmacoeconomics, and major product launches.  He was on the Leadership Team of the Managed Markets Practice at Accenture where he was the executive on point for Strategy and Analytics.  David has helped grow several young companies including both PharmaMetrics, Inc. and the first venture capital backed Promotion Research Organization, ImpactRx.

A frequent speaker, he has been featured at events hosted by The Center for Business Intelligence, the Association of Medical Publishers, Revetas, Model N, and Q1 Productions. He has also had articles published in industry publications such as Pharmaceutical Executive and contributed to the book entitled Debates on U.S. Healthcare by Sage Publishing.

David received a B.S. with Latin Honors from Dickinson College with concentrations in physics and economics.  He lives with his wife and two sons in suburban Philadelphia.




  •  “What sets PharmaMetrics apart is the depth and breadth of their true business knowledge.”
            -- Director, Contracts, Top 20 Pharma

  • “PharmaMetrics solutions can either be a complete business solution or independent modules that supplement your current business infrastructure.”
            -- Director, Contracts, Top 20 Pharma

  • “The implementation was easy and I didn’t need any training whatsoever. If you know how to do your job – the system follows your process. You don’t have to change your process to meet the systems needs.”
                -- Director, Corporate Compliance, Dermatological Company

  • “The industry experience and knowledge of their expanded team of experts sets them far apart from other service providers within the industry.”
                -- Director of Contracting, Amarin Pharma Inc.

  • “PharmaMetrics offers the services and software to handle all of our Managed Markets needs from front-end pricing analytics to the ban-end contract administration.”
            -- Sr. Director, Contract Management, Top 10 Pharma

  • “The robust reports generated enable more accurate forecasting and financial analysis.”
            -- Sr. Director, Top 10 Pharma