Propelled by 2022’s wins, industry veterans Kelley Schudy and Chris Mars will help Apollo’s brands deliver increased client value, meet rising demand for insights that drive healthcare’s digital transformation
WATERTOWN MA April 12, 2023—Apollo Intelligence (Apollo), a leading provider of real-time global data and insights to the healthcare and life science industries, capped a strong 2022 by expanding its commercial leadership with the addition of two key executives. Kelley Schudy, Apollo chief global commercial officer, and Chris Mars, executive vice president of sales for the InCrowd brand, will help the company scale its commercial operations to meet the growing demand for high-quality, tech-enabled market insights that provide life science leaders with innovative research solutions that keep pace with the fast-changing healthcare industry.
“With Kelley and Chris on board, Apollo’s brands are equipped to meet client’s growing needs and expectations in the coming years, as healthcare’s digital transformation continues to drive our customers to seek new and innovative paths to insights and ways of optimizing operations,” said Daniel S. Fitzgerald, CEO, and president of Apollo. “Life science firms rely on our InCrowd and Survey Healthcare Global brands for real-time market insights from our global healthcare professional panel to inform their business decisions. With our expanded commercial team and continued investment in insights innovation, we can help more life science firms thrive in 2023 and beyond.”
Kelley Schudy, Chief Global Commercial Officer, Apollo
As Apollo’s chief global commercial officer, Kelley Schudy brings over two decades of experience in the healthcare sector, and more than 30 years in commercial leadership roles, to the Apollo team. He joins Apollo from Parata Systems, the medication robotic dispensing company where Schudy led sales, marketing, and customer success teams. With senior commercial roles at Net Health, Allscripts, and Misys Healthcare, he amassed a proven record of building and leading teams that created high-revenue growth and enhanced customer loyalty. Schudy also brings to Apollo the complement of skills of a seasoned, client-focused leader steeped in relationship management and evolving growth in value to customers.
Chris Mars, Executive Vice President of Sales, InCrowd
As InCrowd’s executive vice president of sales, Chris Mars brings over 20 years of healthcare data research and pharma research sales expertise. He joins InCrowd from Evidation Health, where he guided sales for Evidation’s health tracking platform, a solution that gathers and contributes data to real-world research efforts. Previously, Mars led sales management at OptimizeRx and held numerous commercial leadership roles at Decision Research Group (DRG), a global insights and analytics provider acquired by Clarivate. Earlier in his career Mars held district management and sales roles at Janssen/ Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals.
Wins and Innovation in 2022
Apollo has been on a steady path to transform and modernize the life sciences research and insights industry by leveraging technology and data to yield high-quality speed to insights. Apollo’s executive appointments follow a 2022 in which InCrowd and SHG realized many strategic wins and Apollo continued its foundational investments to achieve sustained, long-term success, in 2023 and beyond. These include:
About Apollo Intelligence, LLC
Apollo’s mission is to accelerate health innovation to improve life. In 2019, Apollo launched with the acquisition of InCrowd, a pioneer of real-time, automated insights for the life science industry. To complement InCrowd and strengthen its global reach, in 2020, Apollo acquired Survey Healthcare Global, a global market leader of first-party healthcare data collection and custom survey solutions. Apollo provides access to 2 million healthcare stakeholders worldwide—including physicians, patients, caregivers, and allied healthcare professionals. Apollo’s 250+ employees support top global pharmaceutical brands, market research agencies, and consultancies across 13 different countries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Apollo is a portfolio company of Frazier Healthcare Partners. For more information about Apollo, please visit our website at www.apollointelligence.net.
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