Mr. Eckstut is the head of the Software and Regulatory Technology business at Certara. He joined Certara in 2014 to lead Certara’s Strategic Consulting Group. He has more than 35 years of business and operational experience in large, small and early stage life sciences companies as an operating executive, consultant, investor, advisor and board member.
Prior to Certara, Mr. Eckstut was part of the Global Leadership team at Archstone Consulting, a Hackett Group company where he headed the Life Science Practice and the firm’s West Region. He has also been a senior partner and head of Life Science (Pharmaceuticals) practices and board member at leading management consulting firms, Booz-Allen and AT Kearney. In addition, Mr. Eckstut was an executive in several early stage software companies, which provided tools for improving biopharma R&D and clinical trial outcomes.
Mr. Eckstut holds a BS and MS cum laude in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and an MBA (as a Baker Scholar) from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.