Jeff Kasher, PhD


Dr. Jeff Kasher is a pharmaceutical development executive with more than 30 years of experience. He focused on improving clinical outcomes, bringing patients and research sites into the drug development process, and decreasing time to market.  He is a top 20 Innovators Changing the Face of the Clinical Trials Industry and was recognized on The Medicine Maker Power List 2015.

Jeff spent 28 years at Eli Lilly and Company serving in various leadership positions, including VP of Clinical Innovation and Implementation and VP and Chief Operation Officer of the Global Clinical Development Organization.


Jeff was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Yale University School of Medicine and received a PhD, Pharmacology from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. He received a BS in Chemistry from Franklin & Marshall College. Jeff currently serves as Board Director of Javara Research, an integrated research organization, and is President of Patients Can’t Wait LLC.