Kirk F. Junker

Vice President Of Engineering

Kirk Junker is responsible for all aspects of software development and operations to create, test, deploy, and manage Inteliquet’s Clinical Consortium. He oversees teams of software engineers, operations engineers, and data engineers responsible for the production operations, which include matching patients for clinical trials and providing clinical trial feasibility assessment. He joined Inteliquet as Director of Engineering in 2011.

Kirk has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of strategic technology solutions and architecture, design, development, implementation consulting services, and program management experience. He is familiar with solutions surrounding protected health information, de-identifying patient information, master patient index, and the integration of patient data systems for analytics. 

Kirk has expertise and leadership experience designing large, complex data warehouses and data integration solutions as well as commercial software products.  He has designed genomics database solutions and worked with clinical informatics protocols in the biomedical industry.  Prior to Inteliquet, Kirk founded Toscana Solutions, LLC, a software and consulting services company that used open source products to implement effective and affordable data warehouse, business intelligence, predictive analytics, data integration and data visualization solutions. Among the products he designed and developed were a predictive analytics solution for a large hospital to improve efficiency of scheduling; patient management and billing systems; and an online application that provided patients a genetic analysis of their cancer tissue from a genotype along with drug data and research to provide a recommended treatment plan.

Prior to Toscana Solutions, Kirk was a member of the senior management team for a leading-edge technical services firm managing the growth of a software services organization for up to 170 consultants and alliance partners.  His responsibilities included all aspects of delivery operations, budgeting, business development, and engagement management. His previous work experience also includes the role Director of Innovation for the RDA Corporation, where he oversaw a portfolio of software development engagements, while also responsible for developing new products, services, and revenue generating opportunities. His past professional experience also included three years as an Application Developer for Arthur Andersen, LLP.

Kirk received his Bachelor of Science in business finance from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. 

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