Leadership

Aki Tomaru

Aki Tomaru

Chief Executive Officer

As the founding member and CEO of M3 USA—an M3 Inc. subsidiary—since its inception, Aki has been the driving force behind M3 Inc.’s ventures into digital healthcare platforms across the US and throughout Europe.

Under Aki’s leadership, M3, Inc. has expanded its reach into the US, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Sweden. In these countries, M3, Inc. delivers digital solutions for clinical research, market research, physician recruitment, pharmaceutical promotion and clinical decision-making and EHR support.

Aki regularly collaborates with various partners such as pharmaceutical companies, publishers, hospitals, CROs, and other solutions providers to improve the efficiencies and quality of the healthcare-related industries and to advance efforts towards progressive healthcare.

M3 Inc., is a publicly-traded company that is a global leader in healthcare solutions. Aki has served on M3, Inc.’s  Board of Directors since 2012. Prior to joining M3, Aki was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in Tokyo and California. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Anton Richter

Anton Richter

CEO, M3 Global Research

Anton Richter is an industry veteran, with nearly 20 years’ healthcare market research experience.

He joined M3 in 2014, and during his tenure has held roles as sales director, managing director (UK Division) and now CEO, leading the organisation through a period of exponential growth. Elected to the board of EphMRA by his peers, he is an expert in global data collection, with a strong focus on customer experience, communication and quality.

He is passionate about driving initiatives to raise standards in the industry and improve healthcare market research, and has embedded these principles in the culture of M3, at every level of the organisation.

Anton has a BA in History and Politics from Southampton.

David Lieu

David Lieu

Executive Vice President

David joined M3 USA in 2014 as the Executive Vice President. As a member of the M3 USA executive team, David is responsible for corporate development and managing M3’s physician recruitment businesses in the US. David has played a key role in both acquiring new businesses as well as driving change in the newly acquired businesses to achieve growth and profitability goals.

Prior to joining M3, David led the strategy and corporate development team at Thomson Reuters Elite where he drove the acquisition of 4 software companies in the US and Europe. He was also instrumental in growing Elite’s business internationally and entering the China market where he helped to win 3 top reference accounts.

Earlier in his career, David worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Co. in the Silicon Valley and The Boston Consulting Group in Asia. He holds at BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the Wharton School.

Mike York

Mike York

Chief Operations Officer

Mike York joined PracticeMatch in 2015. Mike’s duties as Chief Operating Officer are to streamline processes and to provide a platform of growth for PracticeMatch.

Prior to joining PracticeMatch, Mike has been an operations professional for fifteen years. Most recently as Vice President of Operations at Karmak where he created an efficient metric driven operations group. Through his work at Otis Technology where he was Director of Operations, Mike improved efficiencies and implemented automation techniques that garnered multiple awards from the DLA utilizing robotics and software integration.

Mike received his BA in Business Administration from Lindenwood University.