Eric Newmark is the Program Director of commercial life sciences research at IDC Health Insights, based in Boston, Massachusetts. He provides research-based advisory and consulting services, as well as market analysis on key topics across the commercial life science spectrum, including areas such as supply chain, channel management, sales, marketing, and revenue management. Prior to IDC, Eric’s career touched several aspects of the life sciences, including application development, management consulting, and technical project management. He is a widely recognized thought leader, quoted by such media outlets as Investor's Business Daily, CIO Insight, Supply & Demand Chain Executive, RFID Journal, Bio-IT World, and Pharmaceutical Commerce. Eric holds a BS degree in MIS and Finance from Babson College, as well as an MBA from the Boston University School of Management, with a certification in Strategic Business Analysis.