Patrick Nealon is the Senior Vice President, Clinical Development Operations at Aura. Prior to this role, Patrick served as an Executive Vice President and General Manager, Oncology, at Syneos Health where he was responsible for the overall strategy and direction of the global clinical trials. Patrick also was responsible for the leadership of Syneos’ Clinical Pharmacology and Bioanalysis Business Unit; including two Phase I units and three global bioanalytical labs. He also previously served as the Head, Global Program Management at Servier where he led the program delivery for Shire and Baxalta. Mr. Nealon has also served in several senior leadership roles in clinical operations at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Genzyme Corporation and ZYCOS, Inc. He received his MBA and bachelor’s degree from Anna Maria College.