ClinX Names Bob Place Chief Information Officer

ClinX is the parent organization of ClinEdge, BTC Network and GuideStar Research. The companies provide consulting, financial, marketing, advertising, enrollment and patient travel services to the clinical research industry. Mr. Place brings a high-level background in designing and implementing technology solution ecosystems and platforms.

QUINCY, MA – December 3, 2019 – ClinX, LLC is pleased to announce the elevation of Bob Place, former Director of Technology to Chief Information Officer for ClinX, an industry leader in comprehensive, global, end-to-end solutions that are advancing clinical trials as a healthcare option. In this capacity, Mr. Place will lead strategic, integrated, enterprise-wide initiatives to scale and optimize technical, data-centric operations and advancements to help our clients be more efficient in maintaining data integrity.

Al Peters, ClinX Co-Founder and President of BTC Network said “We’ve experienced exponential growth in the past year and Bob has been critical in helping develop global technology to support our proactive patient and trial Site workflow.  We will continue to leverage and incorporate the latest technical enhancements to include ediary, wearable solutions and esource data components directly at the clinical trial level, allowing for future efficiencies for our clients. 

“It’s an exciting time where we’re able to apply artificial intelligence and machine learning to our solutions and information management, increasing our global scalability, predictability and efficiencies. This will be a key differentiator, providing patients, sites, CROs and sponsors unmatched services,” said Mr. Place

“Patient security is the backbone of our services, and we’re leveraging the power of advanced technologies to expand our leadership in clinical trial service delivery structures. During his tenure, Bob has provided keen insight into strengthening and accelerating our innovative application of technology,” said Christian Burns, ClinX Co-Founder and President of ClinEdge.

Prior to his role with ClinX, Mr. Place spent 10 years with John Hancock - Manulife as Director of Application Innovation, leading strategic initiatives.  Mr. Place holds a Bachelor of Professional Music from Berklee College of Music and brings two decades of experience in information technology and strategic technical leadership.


ClinX and its portfolio companies, ClinEdge, BTC Network and GuideStar Research, provide a full suite of clinical and outsourced business services to clinical research institutions, pharmaceutical companies, and CROs. The companies include: two global networks of research clinics, marketing and creative design, patient recruitment and retention, patient travel services, and consulting and financial services to both private site and hospital-based research institutions. With extensive experience in medical indications representing all therapeutic areas, the three companies have helped clients successfully conduct thousands of clinical studies by maximizing clinical research operations, minimizing enrollment times, and improving overall business performance. To learn more about ClinX and its portfolio companies visit


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