Patrick Homer, Advisory Industry Consultant, SAS
Homer is a thought leader in the field of transformational analytics across clinical and commercial pharma and has been involved with both the long-term strategy and development of SAS' solutions in these areas. His analytical expertise resides in predictive analytics, optimization, business intelligence, data management, forecasting, artificial intelligence and the development of analytical platforms. Since joining SAS in 2008, Homer has overseen the development of a portfolio of advanced analytical capabilities for life sciences. Most recently he led the development of an analytical platform for global price intelligence, revolutionizing the industry approach to global launch sequencing with next-generation optimization algorithms. Prior to working at SAS, Homer spent 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, progressing through sales and management roles and on to executive business development for outsourced sales teams.