Partner Business Development
Bob is an accomplished senior executive with more than 30 years of experience in building and leading organizations including professional services, product management and software development. He has applied his knowledge and expertise in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, telecommunications and financial services.
Mr. O’Hara has managed organizations and projects which have provided information technology solutions including R&D informatics, laboratory systems, clinical information management, supply chain management, process and manufacturing management.
Prior to co-founding ResultWorks, Mr. O’Hara was Vice President of Product Management at SciQuest, Inc. a software and services company providing e-procurement and materials management solutions to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology research industries. At SciQuest, Mr. O’Hara led the product strategy, product methodology and solution sales support for all product lines.
At EMAX Solution Partners, a privately held company focused on research materials management, Mr. O’Hara served as Executive Vice President of Operations, Professional Services and Product Management. He evolved the EMAX Solution Implementation Methodology which facilitated a rapid implementation and deployment of solutions. Under his leadership, EMAX transformed from a custom software business to a standard product software business with a structured software/product development life cycle.
While at Hewlett-Packard Company, Mr. O’Hara held various management positions in both the Chemical Analysis Group and the Computer Business Group. With the HP Chemical Analysis Group (now Agilent), Mr. O’Hara was the National Business Manager for LIMS and Chromatography systems where he built a successful consulting services business leveraging a project management approach to all aspects of the business.
Mr. O’Hara holds a General Management Program certificate from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Saint Joseph’s University. He completed post-graduate courses in Systems and Computer Science at University of Pennsylvania and at Drexel University.
Bob has delivered numerous conference presentations and posters at Pittcon, Society of Lab Automation and Screening, Bio-IT, DIA, LRIG, and various user group meetings on topics of knowledge management, business process analysis, and a variety of R&D informatics technologies. He is a member of various industry groups including: DIA, SLAS, Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group, and Pharmaceutical Consulting Consortium International.