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Zackary King

Executive Vice President at Medidata, President of SHYFT


SHYFT is charged with the exciting opportunity to affect a positive impact and lasting value in healthcare. Our team is harnessing cutting edge science, technology, and analytics to enable that value for our customers and make the healthcare system - and all of us who benefit from it – better. That’s the kind of work we aspire to at SHYFT."


As EVP at Medidata and President of SHYFT Analytics, Zack is passionate about delivering transformative insights to the global life sciences and healthcare industries that accelerate commercial value and improve patient outcomes. Zack leads the SHYFT business including Product, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success.

With twenty years across technology and healthcare, Zack has held numerous roles in companies large and small focused on engineering and innovation for complex or highly regulated industries. Previously, Zack was an early employee at ZEFER, a software company that raised $160M in venture funding and grew to over $100M in revenue, 800 people, and six global offices. Prior to ZEFER, he led global engineering and product teams at EF Education First, the world’s largest private education company.

Zack was a combat flight paramedic for the United States Army’s 101st Airborne Division during the first Gulf War, a graduate of the elite Army Air Assault School, and received the Army Commendation Medal for heroism and meritorious achievement. Zack is an investor in early stage technology companies and is an Advisory Board Member for the Slater Fund, a technology venture program driving economic development in New England.

Zack was recognized by Ernst & Young as an Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in 2014. Earlier in his career he was a software engineer and attended Bentley University’s Computer Information Systems program.

Careers at SHYFT

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