We Are Passionate About What We Do

Every culture, every nationality, every single person sees the world in a different way. Similarly, every culture, nationality, and person has different knowledge, perspectives, and points of view. When all of these different views are shared together, creative and innovative miracles can happen.

Today, Cyntegrity represents 14 nationalities living in 11 countries.

With extensive expertise across the clinical research industry – particularly Pharma, Biotech, and Medtech – we help ensure a fit-for-purpose solution is achieved to deliver more impact.

Our management team is uniquely able to align our independent specialists with high-risk impact businesses that not only seek regulatory compliance but want to see their clinical output do good in society.

Meet Our Team

Artem Andrianov, Ph.D., MBA

Managing Director (CEO)

Linda Bunschoten

Chief Marketing Officer

Johann Proeve, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer

Fatemeh Sharifpanah, Ph.D.

Head of Quality Assurance

David J. Lacagnina

Chief Business Officer

Dipannita Mitra, Ph.D.

Head of Quality Management

Nora Arant Brennan

Head of Customer Success

Hendrik Stempel, Ph.D.

Head of Project Management Office

Anastasia Shapovalova

Head of Centralized Monitoring

Tamara Beck

Operations Manager

Evgeniya Andrianova

Head of People & Culture Management

Artem Andrianov, Ph.D., MBA
Artem Andrianov, Ph.D., MBAManaging Director
Artem Andrianov has over 15 years of experience in data quality projects (GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, and ERT), RBQM, and data management for the Life Sciences and Medical Devices industries.

Artem, who values dedication, service, and excellence, knows that excellence is a journey, not simply a destination. This perspective inspired him to co-found Cyntegrity in 2013. Besides being passionate about driving the concept of risk-based quality management to new frontiers, Artem helps clients perform clinical trials safer and more reliable no matter the complexity.

Artem is a much sought-after, charismatic speaker on RBQM, Spirometry, ECG, Oncology, ePROs, and Clinical Data Management at conferences such as DIA, PCT, DGGF, and PharmaDay.

Artem holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics and master’s degrees in Business Administration, Financial Management, and Corporate Strategy.

Linda Bunschoten
Linda BunschotenChief Marketing Officer
Linda’s chief thinking responsibilities include translating insight into strategy and ensure that all MarCom and Product Management activities contribute to our overall customer experience and meet our industry’s quality expectations.

Linda brings a broad range of industry experience. In her 25+ year career in the healthcare industry – Viasys Healthcare, Cardinal Health, Carefusion – she has supported clients, key opinion leaders, direct operations and distributors representing over 100 countries to achieve their growth goals.

Besides her former studies biology, marketing, and organization management, Linda is also a certified lung function technician and a six-sigma green belt.

Johann Proeve, Ph.D.
Johann Proeve, Ph.D.Chief Scientific Officer
Johann Proeve has over 40 years of experience as a biopharmaceutical industry expert, mainly in the former international role of Head of Global Data Management at Bayer Healthcare.

Awarded one of the 2018 MCC Champions by the Metrics Champion Consortium, Johann is widely regarded as the go-to source for Clinical Data Management and RBQM. In this regard, Johann has been invited to speak to clinical organizations worldwide, including regulatory bodies, sponsors, and CROs, at conferences like DIA, SCDM, PCT, PharmaForum, and SCOPE.

Because of his real-life experience, Johann can conveniently relate to his audiences. Organizations appreciate Johann because of his implementable management strategies that help study teams identify critical processes and data, assess risks, and focus monitoring resources on the locations and activities where they are most needed.

Additionally, Johann has published numerous thought leadership articles for media, including ACT, Contemporary Clinical trials, and BMC Medical Research Methodology.

Johann holds a Ph.D. in Zoology/Animal Biology, and he currently lectures at the University of Essen Duisburg (MSc in Pharmaceutical Medicine program).

David J. Lacagnina
David J. LacagninaChief Business Officer
Based in our US offices, David assumes the role of Chief Business Officer, as we continue our impressive global growth throughout North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.

Before joining Cyntegrity, David held leadership management positions at endpoint, Comprehend Systems, Pharmasol, and ThoughtSphere, helping guide these companies through their early stages of business and corporate development to establish themselves as premier (best-in-class) technology providers. David also serves on the Board of Advisors at Strategikon Pharma, Inc.

David heads our newly established Americas operations and is responsible for expanding our RBQM services into the North and South American continents. He serves as our main contact and spokesperson for this region.

Fatemeh Sharifpanah, Ph.D.
Fatemeh Sharifpanah, Ph.D. Head of Quality Assurance
Fatemeh has over 20 years of experience in biomedical research and diagnostics at national and international universities and hospitals. She has gathered extensive specialist knowledge and know-how in various areas based on more than two decades of experience in research, teaching, supervision/mentoring of students, and laboratory management in multidisciplinary systems.

That know-how supports her record of scientific publications and book chapters. She collaborates as a reviewer and associate editor with several peer-reviewed journals.

At Cyntegrity, Fatemeh is heading Quality Assurance, assuring all the processes are run efficiently and follow ICH GCP standards.

Fatemeh holds a Ph.D. in Human Biology with the main focus on Stem Cell Biology, Cardiovascular Biology & Regenerative Medicine, and a Master’s degree in Genetic Engineering with the main focus on inherited diseases.

Hendrik Stempel, Ph.D.
Hendrik Stempel, Ph.D.Head of Project Management Office
Hendrik is a young professional with 10 years of project management and clinical research experience. His extensive knowledge and expertise in clinical research, regulatory compliance standards, and agile project management are used daily in running the Project Management Office, meeting challenging deadlines, and optimizing PM practices.

Before joining Cyntegrity as a Project Manager, Hendrik served as Clinical Trial Coordinator Germany and Clinical Trial Associate for SanaClis DE. He managed clinical trials and was a central contact for CT in Western Europe.

Except for the Clinical Monitor diploma, Hendrik has earned a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Biology at prestigious German universities.

We want to extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation for our mentors and persons who support us and share our ideas and values!

Here’s to everyone who wants to achieve significant data quality improvement in clinical research!