Rudy has been designing, delivering and deploying novel and integrated solutions across the life science, biological and chemical industries for nearly 30 years. At PerkinElmer Rudy is VP of Product Strategy. He manages the team of product managers that cover a range of informatics products including ChemDraw, ChemBioOffice, E-Notebook, iLab, LimsLink, Spotfire with Lead Discovery, Columbus and Volocity. Rudy’s background includes recent positions at Microsoft as Worldwide Pharma Industry Technology Strategist, and President of Lion Biosciences US. Previously, as Senior Vice President of Research & Development at MDL he led the ISIS team and developed Isentris and Discovery Gate. Prior to that he was Director of New Product Development and Research for Chemical Abstracts, leading the development of SciFinder. Rudy holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Macromolecular Science from Case Western Reserve University and a B.S. in Biophysics from the University of Pittsburgh.