Dotmatics appoints Dr Rob Brown from BIOVIA as Vice President of Global Informatics

Dotmatics team strengthened to support continued rapid growth in business

Bishops Stortford, UK. Dotmatics, the leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, announced today that Rob Brown, PhD, from BIOVIA, Dassault Systèmes (formerly Accelrys) has joined Dotmatics in a newly created position of Vice President of Global Informatics, reporting to Dotmatics’ Global Head of Commercial Operations, Richard Lingard. Rob is a trusted member of the scientific informatics community and has an extensive knowledge of informatics enterprise solutions, business trends and customer needs. As part of his new role he will convey Dotmatics’ vision to the scientific community.

“I am impressed by Dotmatics’ flexible and modern platform as well as the company culture and am excited to be part of the world class team. I look forward to helping our customers’ research teams increase their innovation and maximise their efficiency through the use of Dotmatics’ informatics platform and applications” said Dr Rob Brown. “There is great change within scientific research practises and the innovations that Dotmatics are bringing to the market will help scientists undergo such technological change and progression both efficiently and securely.”

Having gained his PhD at the University of Sheffield under Professor Willet’s supervision, Rob began his career over 20 years ago at Abbott Laboratories before joining BIOVIA, then Molecular Simulations (MSI), in 1997 as Head of the Combinatorial Chemistry Consortium. In 2002, Rob moved to Scitegic to lead their cheminformatics marketing. Rob returned to BIOVIA when Scitegic was acquired. Through roles of increasing levels of responsibility, his input was key to the development of BIOVIA’s life sciences informatics plans including cloud and mobile strategies. Achievements throughout Rob’s career include advances in the areas of Combinatorial Chemistry, in-silico Drug Discovery, Cheminformatics and Knowledge Management.

“The creation of this new position and Rob’s appointment are a reflection of Dotmatics’ dominance in the research knowledge solutions market” said Richard Lingard. “Rob’s experience, insight and passion for informatics, will ensure that Dotmatics continues to deliver best in class solutions and customer service, during this period of exceptional growth. Happy customers are the key to Dotmatics’ success.”

About Dotmatics:

Dotmatics is a leading global scientific informatics software and services provider, delivering solutions tailored to the modern, highly collaborative and mobile scientific environments. The company provides solutions to several vertical markets, including the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academia, food and beverage, oil and gas and agrochemical industries. Dotmatics’ enterprise solutions are flexible, scalable and configurable, providing effective scientific information management across entire organisations, from discovery research to development and early manufacturing. Dotmatics has significant expertise in scientific informatics, including database management for chemistry and biologics, electronic laboratory notebooks, chemical and biological registration, screening data management, SAR analysis, reporting, and visualisation. Dotmatics solutions are available for local or cloud deployment and they are supported on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.  A privately owned company, Dotmatics was founded in 2005 and their headquarters is based south of Cambridge in the UK.

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