Christian Burns, an avid entrepreneur and research advocate, was the President and Co-founder of ClinEdge and BTC of New Bedford and GuideStar Research and is now President of ClinEdge Research Practice Management at Elligo Health Research. He is passionate about serving patients and sites by identifying innovative solutions that will transform the traditional clinical trial model. Christian’s passion for clinical research began when he first participated in a clinical trial at a young age. Since then, his fascination with the industry and entrepreneurial spirit has continually pushed him to find ways to transform and improve upon existing processes, from site operations and management to digital marketing and technology. Through his leadership at Elligo’s ClinEdge Research Practice Management, Christian will continue to expand much-needed services and offer innovative solutions within the clinical research space.