“The key to our success is in our team’s relentless focus on our customers’ success.”
Raymond Nomizu, CEO
Prior to co-founding CRIO, Raymond owned and operated a clinical research site. He has over 10 years of management consulting experience, including The Boston Consulting Group. He also started Bench Core, a real estate data analytics company that was acquired by RefineRE. He began his career as an attorney and has JD and BA degrees from Harvard University. When not at work, Raymond likes to attempt yoga poses, and to travel with his wife and 4 children.
Stephen brings 25 years of sales and leadership experience to CRIO. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Commercial Strategy for Quartesian, a CRO with deep data management capabilities. Prior to that, he served as Chief Commercial Officer for Clinical Ink and Senior Vice President of Business Development for Bioclinica, where he led the e-clinical sales team.
Daniel brings over 20 years of product development leadership from various industries, including healthcare and the life sciences. During his time at CambridgeSoft and PerkinElmer, he led the development of the company’s flagship product suite which is the gold standard for Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies conducting chemistry research. He has an MS in Biophysical Chemistry from Cornell University.
CRIO’s approach revolves around the user experiencer. As the Director of UX, Elvis spearheads the improvement of digital experiences across our platform and oversees all design efforts on our UX roadmap. Elvis gathers insight at each stage of the design journey, ensuring that final outcomes are validated by customer input. With over a decade of in-depth experience leading end-to-end design efforts, Elvis is recognized for his skills in transforming business requirements into enjoyable user experiences. Elvis works hard and plays smart. In his free time, he likes to mountain bike, kiteboard, and camp with family and friends.
Kristen helps sites realize their vision. As CRIO’s Director of Customer Success, she ensures that clients have the tools and support they need to unlock all the benefits of CRIO’s customizable software suite. Her expertise in CRIO’s platform is unmatched. Kristen earned a BA in Business Management and Mathematics from Lesley University. Leveraging her background in both business management and finance, she brings an analytical approach to problem-solving client issues that consistently delivers on client expectations. Ultimately, life is all about balance. Off hours, you’ll find her unwinding at one of Boston’s many craft breweries, or watching “The Office” with her pitbull, Sasha.
A multi-faceted professional, Zoe has served at CRIO in a range of management, engineering and customer-facing roles. As Product Owner, Zoe manages the full product lifecycle from concept to launch and has developed many of CRIO’s major platform enhancements, including our forecasting and budget amendment tools. Prior to CRIO, Zoe served as content manager for a real estate technology startup and earned an A.B. from Harvard University. When she isn’t rolling up her sleeves to help the team, Zoe unplugs with a cup of tea and enjoys competitive ballroom dancing.
Eric is an impactful business development driver who partners directly with research sites to understand their goals and help them maximize their success. Over the years, he has been instrumental in helping hundreds of sites improve their operations. A graduate of Westfield State University, Eric is equipped with over a decade of experience building relationships across a variety of industries including sports, manufacturing and software. Eric’s work philosophy is “sweat today and celebrate tomorrow,” so every once in a while, he does take a break. Out of the office, Eric has been known to obsess over Boston sports and fantasy football leagues.
With over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Bala has a reputation for shaping cutting-edge engineering developments. Bala was a member of America Online’s core team that launched AOL Instant Messenger. At Seachange, he helped build software that ran on a majority of cable systems, delivering over 50% of video on demand content to U.S. households. From writing code to managing research teams, as Principal Engineer – Data Solutions, Bala partners with other strategic owners to manage back-end systems at CRIO. Bala holds a B.S. in Physics from the University of Massachusetts. Off hours, he enjoys biking, kayaking and hiking with his labrador, Finley.
After completing a masters degree in computer science from Tufts University, Greg spent 10 years at Tripadvisor where he built and scaled many products for a huge global user base. He’s passionate about developing reliable and clean systems both user facing and back end. When not working Greg can be found climbing rocks or exploring nature with his wife and daughter.