John Filler

Vice President, Project Management and Operational Excellence

John is responsible for building and leading a team of project management professionals for Evidera, a PPD business, that will drive operational delivery for client projects, including managing the quality, timelines, and budgets.

John joined PPD in 2010 as part of the product development team, eventually utilizing his strong cross-functional project management skills to provide leadership for the operational excellence team where he focuses on internal projects that drive improvements and efficiencies in processes/systems throughout the company.

Prior to joining PPD, John served as the associate director of corporate project management for MedImmune where he managed and developed strategies for the oncology therapeutic area team, which was responsible for prioritizing programs and business development opportunities. He was also responsible for managing cross-functional product development teams across the stages of pharmaceutical development.

John received his Bachelor of Science in accounting at Towson State University and a Master of Science in finance from John Hopkins University. He is Lean Six Sigma certified at the Green Belt level.