Medidata Solutions Adds Eileen Schloss as EVP of Human Resources

  Medidata Solutions Adds Eileen Schloss as EVP of Human Resources

  Life Sciences Technology Company Expands Executive Team to Support Global

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 05, 2012

Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO) announced that Eileen Schloss, a human
resources and business administration executive with more than 25 years of
experience and executive leadership, has been named executive vice president
of human resources. Eileen will be responsible for leading the strategic
growth and development of Medidata’s global team throughout the U.S., Europe
and Asia-Pacific.

  *“Over the past 12 years, Medidata Solutions has established an impressive
    corporate culture comprised of smart, passionate employees who are
    relentlessly dedicated to the mission of improving the way clinical
    research is conducted,” said Schloss. “I’m inspired by the opportunity to
    build on the company’s success and expertise as it continues to lead the

Before joining Medidata Solutions, Eileen spent five years as executive vice
president of human resources at Rovi Corporation, a publicly traded digital
media entertainment software and services company. In this role, she managed
all workforce and human resources activity for 2,500 employees worldwide
through 19 acquisitions and divestitures. She also restructured and
streamlined the company’s decentralized human resources organization and
revamped the talent acquisition team, hiring more than 400 new employees in a
single year and driving team integrations in Russia and China.

Previously, Eileen served as vice president of administration at Caspian
Networks, Inc., where she was responsible for human resources, IT, legal, real
estate and facilities. There, her initiatives included rebuilding the
executive team, opening offshore offices in Japan and Korea and assessing
outsourcing to India, China and Canada. Over the course of her career, Eileen
has also held a range of executive positions at Exodus Communications,
AppGenesys, Inc., Apple Computer, Charles Schwab, Inc. and Tandem Computers,

  *“We are always looking to attract the best talent from a broad range of
    industries and company sizes. Eileen is joining us at a very exciting
    time, and her expertise will be critical as we expand our footprint in key
    regions and into new markets,” said Tarek Sherif, chairman and CEO,
    Medidata Solutions. “As we grow, Eileen will play a key role in supporting
    the culture of entrepreneurialism, collaboration and innovation we’ve
    worked hard to build since our inception.”

Eileen holds an M.S. in technology management from Pepperdine University in
Malibu, Calif., as well as a B.S. in organizational behavior from the
University of San Francisco.

Connect with Medidata:

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About Medidata Solutions

Medidata Solutions is a leading global provider of cloud-based clinical
development solutions that enhance the efficiency of customers’ clinical
trials. Medidata’s advanced platform lowers the total cost of clinical
development by optimizing clinical trials from concept to conclusion: from
study and protocol design, trial planning and budgeting, site negotiation,
clinical portal, trial management, randomization and trial supply management,
clinical data capture and management, safety events capture, medical coding to
business analytics. Our diverse life science customer base spans
biopharmaceutical companies, medical device and diagnostic companies, academic
and government institutions, CROs and other research organizations, and
includes more than 20 of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies, as well
as organizations of all sizes developing life-enhancing medical treatments and


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