Apollo’s team of seasoned industry leaders provides a diverse set of backgrounds and skills to support the company’s visionary agenda to lead life sciences and healthcare insights by advancing industry standards for speed and quality.
Chairman of the Board
John Almeida has over 20 years of transaction and operating experience in the technology enabled services sector. He currently leads the technology enabled services investing effort at AEA Investors LP. Before he joined AEA, John was the Managing Partner of SARORAS Private Capital, which provided private equity capital to growing middle market companies. Previously, John completed several technology investments and was the founder and had a senior management role at Reimagine Holdings Group before the company was sold to a strategic buyer. John began his private equity career at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe where he was a General Partner and Member of the Management Committee. John earned his B.A. from Yale, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Chief Executive Officer and President, Apollo Board of Directors
Daniel S. (Dan) Fitzgerald is Chief Executive Officer and President of Apollo. Dan has over 25 years of management experience in diverse vertical markets, and is a leader in tech-driven research systems and data insights platforms for the life sciences and healthcare industries. Previously, Dan was a Managing Partner at Reimagine Holdings a leading data-driven insights company. Dan also has held prior executive leadership roles at GMI, Lightspeed (Kantar), MarketInsights, Affinnova, and Knowledge Networks. Dan holds a B.B.A in Marketing from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Chief Technology Officer
Joseph (Joe) Baldini is the Chief Technology Officer at Apollo, leading the company’s engineering function and expanding its insights platform. Joe joined Apollo from Kantar, a leading global data, insights, and consulting company, where, as Chief Information Officer, he defined and delivered technology strategy and capabilities across Kantar’s many global market research divisions. During his time at Kantar, Joe also served as Vice President of Engineering and Product Development overseeing all development at Lightspeed GMI. Joe came to Kantar via GMI, a leading global research technology and panel organization acquired by Kantar in 2011. He has held senior management roles in a variety of established, start-up and turn-around business environments, including Muze Inc., Sabey DataCenter, Exodus Communications, and Premera Blue Cross.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Randi Perry is Chief Human Resources Officer for Apollo, bringing over 15 years of experience in Human Resource Management to the firm. She oversees strategic and tactical activities for Apollo, SurveyHealthcareGlobus (SHG), and InCrowd, including recruiting, compensation, values creation and culture, rewards and recognition, performance management, organizational development, talent development, and benefits administration. Prior to joining the Apollo team, Randi lead human resources for SHG. Before SHG she served as Human Resources Advisor for ATCO Structures & Logistics, a construction and manufacturing plant, where she handled all employee relations, including coaching for team leads and supervisors. Additionally, she held HR roles within Whisper Creek Log Homes, ADT Security Services and Lady Luck Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Ms. Perry earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from Utah State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Jim Targowski is the Chief Financial Officer at Apollo, leading the company’s finance and accounting functions. Jim joined Apollo from Reimagine Holdings and Critical Mix, leaders in global data and insights creation. There, he led the finance team during a period of substantial growth. He started his career in the audit practice of McGladrey and Pullen (now RSM) and later worked in the audit practice of KPMG. After leaving KPMG, Jim spent time in financial services, manufacturing, and medical services companies. Jim is a certified public accountant and holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Georgia State University and an M.S. in Accounting from the University of New Haven.
Chief Product Officer
As Chief Product Officer for Apollo, Rob is passionate about creating amazing customer experiences with technology. He started his career as an intellectual property lawyer at a large firm in New York City where he realized that he’d much rather be doing his clients’ jobs than his own. This led him down an entrepreneurial product innovation career path and he has never looked back. The common themes across Rob’s previous roles at Vodori, Mira, and Docent Health are: digital, healthcare & health/wellness, product and growth with functional expertise in strategy, operations, marketing, and technology. Rob loves live music and sampling Boston’s newest culinary offerings with his wife, and spending time with his two young sons.
Senior Vice President of Marketing
Meghan (Meg) Oates-Zalesky is Senior Vice President of Marketing at Apollo, responsible for marketing strategy and execution, positioning, and lead generation. Prior to joining Apollo, she was the head of marketing for InCrowd, a tenure that began in 2015. Meg has more than 20 years of marketing and business strategy experience, primarily in the life sciences and healthcare sectors, including executive leadership roles at ShapeUp, NaviNet, TriZetto, and Health Dialog. In addition to being a published author, Meg holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics.
Senior Vice President of Panel
Philip (Phil) Moyer is Senior Vice President of Panel for Apollo, overseeing Apollo’s healthcare professional (HCP) audiences worldwide. In this capacity, Phil ensures clients are able to reach the HCPs they need to conduct their research. He also manages Apollo’s relationship with HCPs, developing strategies for the platform to improve HCP engagement, focus, and overall user experience. Earlier in his career, Phil worked as a market research analyst, moderating online discussions, conducting in-depth interviews, and transforming data into actionable results. He grew up in the heart of Pennsylvania’s coal region and lived in Boston for several years before returning to Pennsylvania. Phil’s spare time is spent agonizing over the Red Sox playoff chances, beating himself up over his incomplete novel, and wondering why he doesn’t have more enjoyable hobbies.