Senior Vice President, Digital Services
Niklas Morton serves as senior vice president of PPD’s digital services. In this role, he oversees the operations and delivery of digitally enabled and decentralized/virtual studies, along with PPD’s robotic automation capabilities.
Prior to his most recent appointment, Morton was senior vice president of site and patient access, overseeing the site intelligence and activation, strategic feasibility, strategic site collaboration and clinical innovation teams. In that role, he led more than 1,400 professionals engaged in the identification and activation of the right research sites for each trial to access the most patients in the shortest cycle times.
Since joining PPD in 1998 as a biostatistics manager, Morton has advanced through various roles of increasing leadership and responsibility within the company. He spent nearly five years in PPD’s project management department, where he had section-head responsibility for PPD’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) hematology/oncology group.