Richard A. Liwski joined C-Path in 2014 as Program Director, Data Systems & Architecture, and Project Director, Data Collaboration Center, after a 26-year career at IBM that included roles as a storage product developer, department and functional management, program management, brand/marketing management, and customer relationship management. His experience included an assignment working with a major U.S. pharmaceutical company as the lead for a large-scale data storage proof-of-concept implementation. Rick also spent over two years as the IBM technical advocate for a large healthcare provider in the U.S., where he worked with the IT operations team to assist in the planning and implementation of a major storage platform migration and expansion, serving as the technical focal point for all their storage needs.
At C-Path, Rick is responsible for the architecture, development, and program management of data storage and data sharing initiatives in support of our consortia and the Data Collaboration Center. His duties include the gathering and documentation of requirements, development of architectural and design specifications, planning and implementation of the project milestones, as well as partner and vendor relationship management. He also ensures adherence to security and privacy standards.
Mr. Liwski received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from New Mexico State University, and has won numerous IBM awards for technical achievements and management excellence.