Cayuse welcomes Germaine Ward, SVP Product Management and


Portland, Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Cayuse, provider of the industry’s leading research administration cloud platform, is pleased to welcome Germaine Ward as Senior Vice President (SVP) of the Product Management and John North as Chief Information Officer (CIO) to the executive team. Ward and Nord bring considerable experience, leadership and strategic direction to the Cayuse team, supporting not only compliance, security and risk management initiatives, but also the development of stable and innovative products that will meet the needs. of our customers and partners for years to come.

“Cayuse’s growth, both as a company and as a leading supplier to the industry, is extremely exciting. We are on a trajectory of strong growth for the foreseeable future. Our recent acquisition of iMedRIS, combined with the addition of Germaine and John will significantly contribute to this long-term vision and growth, ”commented Cayuse CEO Matt McLellan.

Germaine Ward has over 20 years of product management experience in the field of technology and has accumulated extensive executive management experience in companies ranging from startups to global companies. As Senior Vice President of Product Management at Cayuse, Ward will lead the end-to-end delivery of customer and market driven solutions.

“Cayuse’s mission is to revolutionize research administration, by creating a connected platform for research activities. I am proud to join such a worthwhile effort and to use my skills and experience to help Cayuse reduce the administrative burden and ultimately give more time to science, ”said Germaine Ward.

John Nord joins Cayuse as CIO, with over 25 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity. Nord has held numerous leadership roles in several verticals including life sciences, aerospace and defense, higher education, healthcare and others. He specializes in transforming technology departments, building high performing teams and executing complex compliance, risk and security programs.

“Cayuse considers security, data integrity and risk management to be essential components of its products and business. As CIO, I am delighted to join a team that places such a high value on protecting our customers, their data and research processes, and the integrity of our products as a whole, ”said John Nord .

As the global research community continues to thrive and seek innovative solutions to connect their processes, Cayuse will be there to support you. The addition of Germaine Ward and John Nord, as well as our strategic acquisitions strengthen Cayuse’s ability to serve the research community with innovative and secure solutions.

About Cayuse

Cayuse enables organizations to conduct globally connected research and modernize research administration. Our industry-leading cloud-based research platform powers a suite of applications that maximize researcher success, improve collaboration, and simplify work throughout the research lifecycle, including commercialization and monitoring of research results. Cayuse’s global community includes academic institutions, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, hospital and healthcare systems, government agencies, independent research institutes, and non-profit organizations.

  • Germaine Ward, Senior Vice President of Product Management

  • John Nord, Chief Information Officer


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