David Potter

Director, Data Management

David Potter joined Acumen in October 2022 and is an accomplished clinical data management (CDM) professional with more than 28 years’ experience and extensive background in Data Management operations.  He has provided excellent support and management in resourcing, project oversight and governance, supporting project teams, and collaborating with Clinical, Statistics, Programming, IT, and other cross-functional teams to ensure timelines and processes are in place and that deliverables are on time with quality and integrity.

Prior to Acumen, David was at Daiichi Sankyo as the Director of Data Management, responsible for the Specialty Medicine, Lab, and Coding groups.  Prior to Daiichi-Sankyo, David was at Kyowa Kirin USA Holdings, Inc. for 13 years serving in the Biometrics Group as the Head of Data Management and Programming.  He supported the growth and development of the department as well as participating in various Regulatory inspections (MHRA, EMA and FDA) as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and served as one of the companies Cultural Ambassadors.

David started his career at Merck & Company after graduating from Southern Connecticut State University and has experience across various roles in Drug Development and Data Management/Biometrics working in both CRO and Pharmaceutical companies.