Chairman, Co-founder and COO of Qforma Honored as One of PharmaVOICE Magazine's "100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Sciences"

Aug 02, 2011, 09:00 ET from Qforma

SANTA FE, N.M., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qforma, the leading provider of advanced analytics and predictive modeling technologies for the health sciences industry, today announced that  Roger D. Jones, Ph.D., Chairman, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of the company, has been selected as one of PharmaVOICE Magazine's "100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Sciences."

The PharmaVOICE 100 were nominated by PharmaVOICE readers who identified individuals they consider to have the greatest influence and positive impact on the life sciences industry.

Dr. Jones was cited by colleagues for being a visionary in data pattern recognition technology for commercial uses.

"The PharmaVOICE 100 are individuals who think outside the box, pioneer new paths to success, and inspire their colleagues in the industry; they translate industry issues into opportunities and take the time to mentor the next generation of leaders in the life-sciences arena," said Taren Grom, editor-in-chief and cofounder of PharmaVOICE. "We are extremely pleased to recognize these 100 individuals in the July-August issue."

Dr. Jones, a physicist, has spent the last three decades blending his passions for science and business to develop successful, innovative technologies that glean actionable information from human and market behaviors in large and complex data sets. He has spearheaded the creation of cutting-edge solutions that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of pharmaceutical sales and marketing initiatives by providing brand managers with insights into such factors as physician social networks.  

"I am honored to join the ranks of such a distinguished group of professionals, and I thank PharmaVOICE for recognizing those who are making a positive difference in the life sciences industry," said Dr. Jones.

The 2011 annual rankings list, which includes a feature profile on Dr. Jones, appears in the July/August issue of PharmaVOICE Magazine and is also available online:

About the PharmaVOICE 100

Established seven years ago by PharmaVOICE magazine, the PharmaVOICE 100 is an annual list of individuals recognized for their positive contributions to the life-sciences industry. The distinguished honorees are nominated by thousands of PharmaVOICE readers. The PharmaVOICE 100 are selected based on well-crafted and comprehensive essays describing how individuals inspired or motivated them or affected positive changes as well as other factors, such as community and philanthropic activities. The PharmaVOICE 100 represent a broad cross section of industry sectors, including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, contract research, clinical trials, research and development, patient education, patient recruitment, advertising, technology, and many others. Furthermore, the leaders chosen to represent the industry have accomplishments that are just as diverse; this group of thought leaders contributes to the growth and well-being of not only their individual companies, but to their communities as well as varied industry associations.

About Qforma

Qforma is the leading provider of advanced analytics and predictive modeling for the health sciences industry. The company leverages the talents of health sciences executives, physicists, mathematicians and programmers, to deliver actionable insights from large disparate data.  Qforma provides powerful sales, marketing and managed care contracting tools, including physician social network solutions, to help its clients realize significant resource efficiencies.

Qforma is headquartered in Santa Fe, NM, with offices in Princeton, NJ.  More information is available at

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