Michael Kolias is vice president, life sciences, for QAD. In that capacity, he is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the company in the life sciences vertical.
Kolias has more than 10 years of experience in the life sciences industry. Before joining QAD, Kolias was senior director of IT for Canon BioMedical. Before that, he was an IT manager at Zimmer Biomet. He has been involved in numerous ERP implementations for companies including SAP, JDE, and QAD. His focus is on delivering strategies that help organizations maximize their manufacturing and supply chain processes.
Kolias earned a BA in Economics from Ohio State University, a BS in computer science from Kent State University, and an MBA from University of Findlay. He is completing an MS in Computer Science with a focus in Computing Security from Boston University.