Rich was formerly Global Head of Statistics and Chief Statistician for Pfizer Inc. with responsibility for approximately 250 statisticians. In that role he led the quantitative assessment of late stage probabilities of technical and regulatory success through modeling and simulation for late-stage assets compared to industry/therapeutic area benchmarks. He was a long standing member of the cross PhRMA statistics group. He has over 25 years of drug development experience in Neuroscience, Pain, Cardiovascular, Infectious Disease, Rare Disease. He fostered a culture of collaboration and partnership across statisticians, clinical pharmacologists, and clinicians which enabled MIDD within Pfizer to effectively and efficiently support and inform development program strategies and decisions.