Taking Pharma and Biotech R&D Mobile

Formed out of a Shire and Genzyme leadership experience, iTakeControl is bringing mobile to biopharmaceutical research and development across the spectrum of both clinical and other R&D programs.

From a partnership with Drexel University on the development of a real world research application for binge eating to a phase 3 pivotal trial with caregiver video assessments, iTakeControl is looking to lead the industry in mobile solutions for R&D.

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Year of foundation


Passionate team members




Validating Quality at Every Step

Our rigorous process ensures your project is managed strategically and efficiently on our industry standard platform from initial conception through final delivery.

Dalia El-Sherif, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Board Member

With over twenty plus years of experience, Dalia’s unique background blends entrepreneurship and management consulting in the pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare industries, delivering innovative solutions in research, operations, strategy, and technology.

Christopher Jones, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & CEO

Chris has over twenty years of experience growing businesses and advising organizations through innovation and the adoption of digital technology in the biotech industry. He leads iTakeControl’s strategic and operational services for research in real-world evidence and registry studies, with particular expertise in rare diseases. He spent ten years with Genzyme Corporation, heading the digital marketing programs in the Rare Genetic Disease group and in senior positions in Medical Affairs leading the development of a new platform for its rare disease registries.

Scott Bergeron
Chief Commercial Officer

Scott brings 25 years of life science experience, implementing strategies for Product Development, Regulatory and Quality Planning, and Commercial Strategy. Trained in healthcare as a clinical social worker and later through pharmaceutical sales and strategic drug development within a global CRO Consulting team at Parexel.

Andrew Volovyk, M.A.

Andrew has over 10 years of experience in software & web development and UI / UX. He has completed over 70 projects and led product design for a 2016 Y-combinatory backed startup. He is also the cofounder of the best Ukrainian startup of 2013 Hashtago.

Nicholas Valle
Senior Product Manager

Experienced mobile technology professional with both biopharma research and mobile consumer research projects, including for rare disease clients and a leading mobile research technology provider.

Katie Vetro
Clinical Operations Lead

Clinical research professional with over 12 years experience in clinical trial and data management and 10 years experience in pre-clinical in-vivo pharmaceutical research. Successful in leading cross functional teams in a matrix environment.


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