Our fme Life Sciences Team

Our internationally based team focus on supporting our Life Sciences clients
deploy ECM solutions with high quality software and services.

It’s Frank you love to work with.

Frank D’Entrone | President

After graduating from SUNY at Delhi in 1989 with an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Technologies, working for GEC Alstom servicing clients in Power Generation, Mr. D’Entrone then graduated from Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts in 1999 and accepted a position for a Biotech company in Boston entering into the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) space. Mr. D’Entrone then went on to work for IT services organizations providing ECM consulting services to clients in industries such as Life Sciences, Manufacturing, and Finance. In 2007 Mr. D’Entrone founded DT Technologies Inc. continuing to provide ECM consulting services till entering into a joint venture with fme AG in March of 2010.

Brad Agdern

Team Leader – Migration Services

It’s Brad you love to work with.
b.agder@fme-us.com
+1 475 329 2398
Brad Agdern is a Purdue Graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Management of Information Systems and Organizational Leadership. Brad has over 18 years of consulting experience in Enterprise Content Management working with industry leading technologies including OpenText, Veeva, and Alfresco. While Brad has spent most of his career architecting and managing Enterprise Content Management solutions for Life Sciences clients, he also gained experience in the Insurance, Financial, and Manufacturing industries. In his role prior to joining fme, Brad was a Senior Technical Architect of Compliance Solutions for Alfresco/Hyland. Brad’s current role is Managing Consultant, overseeing the Migration team within the Global Life Sciences Unit with a strong focus on customer success.

Thomas Andersson

Team Leader Technology Services

It’s Thomas you love to work with.
t.andersson@fme.de
+49 6190 88818207
After graduating from Lund University (Sweden) in 2000 with a Master of Science degree in Nuclear Physics, Thomas started his career in the world of Enterprise Content Management. Having spent his first year at Infopark AG in the more specialized Web Content Management area, he then moved on to work for Documentum, later EMC and DellEMC before joining fme in 2017. Thomas speaks English and German fluently, with Swedish being his mother tongue. Thomas manages one of the teams within the Life Sciences business unit at fme AG. His daily business is the implementation and configuration of Content Services solutions. Thomas is also an experienced solution architect for Content Services solutions and possesses Life Sciences process expertise.

Manuela Bernhardt

Business Unit Director – Technical Services

It’s Manuela you love to work with.
m.bernhardt@fme-us.com
+1 475 329 2398
Graduating in 2003 from Braunschweig, Germany with a Master’s Degree in „Computer Science in Economics“, Manuela directly joined fme AG as an Associate Consultant. She primarily worked with Java and Documentum development projects. Over the years she developed to the role of a Senior Consultant for Documentum and Deputy Business Manager for the Munich department. In 2010 Manuela moved to Connecticut USA to join the newly formed fme US as Senior Consultant providing Documentum and migration services primarily for the Life Sciences industry. Currently she is the Business Unit Director Technical Services and Deputy of Operations overlooking the Delivery team servicing the customer projects.

Ian Crone

Business Unit Director – Europe

It’s Ian you love to work with.
i.crone@fme.de
+44 754 578 7332
Ian Crone became the Business Unit Director for the fme Life Sciences Team in Europe in October 2021. He has a background in Chemical Engineering, which is the subject of both his degree at Strathclyde University in Scotland and the first fourteen years of his career at Unilever. Over the two decades since, prior to joining fme, Ian has been involved in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical industry, from every angle of drug development, specialising in NMR, IDMP, RIM, medical devices and regulatory solutions for some of the largest Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical companies around the globe. He has been involved both from an industry and technology supply side, in roles held at Oxford Instruments, BioStorage Technologies, Samarind and Amplexor. Ian enjoyed living and working internationally during his consulting career and brings more than 20 years of experience in the Life Sciences industry to his new role at fme.

Frank D’Entrone

President | Head of Business Development

It’s Frank you love to work with.
f.dentrone@fme-us.com
+1 475 329 2398
After graduating from SUNY at Delhi in 1989 with an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Technologies, working for GEC Alstom servicing clients in Power Generation, Mr. D’Entrone then graduated from Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts in 1999 and accepted a position for a Biotech company in Boston entering into the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) space. Mr. D’Entrone then went on to work for IT services organizations providing ECM consulting services to clients in industries such as Life Sciences, Manufacturing, and Finance. In 2007 Mr. D’Entrone founded DT Technologies Inc. continuing to provide ECM consulting services till entering into a joint venture with fme AG in March of 2010.

Jennifer DiSilvestre

Human Resources Manager

It’s Jennifer you love to work with.
j.disilvestre@fme-us.com
+1 631 848 3846
Before she joined fme US last month, Jennifer DiSilvestre held a number of senior Human Resource roles including the management of a national transportation company with offices throughout the US. Prior to that she was part of the global HR team at Enzo Life Sciences and Clinical Labs. Jennifer brings more than 20 years of Human Resource experience to her role of the Human Resources Manager at fme US, LLC.

Jörg Friedrich

Team Leader Technology Services

It’s Jörg you love to work with.
j.friedrich@fme.de
+1 203 520 7256
Jörg started his career in 1992 at Hoechst AG. He gratuated as Industrial Computer Scientist in 1996. Due to mergers he worked for HiServ, Triaton and HP until the end of 2005. During this time he started developing Documentum applications for validated environments. In 2002 he became a project leader for developing pharmaceutical applications.
Since 2006 Jörg is working for fme AG. Today he is managing a team focused on developing applications/interfaces and deploying server systems, mainly on Documentum. Cloud computing, especially container technologies and Microservices are his passion.

David Gwyn

Business Unit Director – Business Consulting

It’s David you love to work with.
d.gwyn@fme-us.com
+1 475 329 2398
Mr. Gwyn is a strategic, creative, and data-driven Business Development and Technology Specialist with extensive expertise in building key partnerships, implementing business strategies, and deploying solutions across the life science and emerging technology industries. In October 2021 he joined fme US as the Business Unit Director for Business Consulting. For the past 30 years, he has led teams in the delivery of content management, clinical, and quality solutions with a recent focus on end-to-end Regulatory Information Management (RIM). His practice has evolved in parallel to the Life Sciences industry, moving from custom-developed software solutions to packaged-based implementations, and the development of methodologies and best practices to guide practitioners in realizing the greatest return on investment. Mr. Gwyn is passionate about helping organizations evolve from traditional to digital businesses and increase their ability to act with speed and agility.

Richard Overton

Team Leader – Technical Services

It’s Richard you love to work with.
r.overton@fme-us.com
+1 919 272 6182
Mr. Overton graduated from NC State University in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. During his time at NC State, Mr. Overton also was a co-operative education student at IBM, and he was hired upon graduation. A few years later in 1993, Mr. Overton began his career in Enterprise Content Management when he joined pharmaceutical company Burroughs Wellcome Inc. where he worked on the team that first implemented Documentum at the company. Mr. Overton continued supporting and architecting Enterprise Content Management solutions while the company went through several mergers and eventually became GlaxoSmithKline. Mr. Overton progressed to become the ECM Competency Center Head at GlaxoSmithKline and managed a diverse worldwide team of individuals supporting ECM systems across the company. After 26 years at GSK, Mr. Overton joined fme US in 2020 as a Managing Consultant and manages the Technology Practice team within the Global Life Sciences Unit.

Ian Portman

Team Leader – Migration Services Europe

It’s Ian you love to work with.
i.portman@fme.de
+44 755 723 5148
Ian joined fme in January 2022 with over 20 years’ experience in Information and Records Management, Technical Authoring and Quality. Following a career in the Armed Forces (Army), Ian worked in Media, Manufacturing, Technology, Utilities, Government and Commercial industries. Ian’s last role was with Seqirus where he was the Business Migration Lead responsible for the migration of Regulatory data from Share Point and Documentum to Veeva. While at GSK Ian was a Charities Ambassador working with adults with learning difficulties and Help for Heroes, providing individuals with work experience and helping them find work placements.

Peter Reynolds

Global Business Development Director

It’s Peter you love to work with.
p.reynolds@fme.de
+44 7774 152532
Peter brings 20 years of global Life Science/ Pharmaceutical vertical experience, understanding needs, requirements and process to deliver business value through mission critical Enterprise level Software & Services projects, both on-premise and SaaS. After an early career with Content/Document management projects, often using Documentum, within the financial services sector, the focus became about Life Science specific knowledge across the Regulatory, Clinical, Safety and Medical Information domains. He has worked with small ‘virtual’ Biotech’s right up through to the Top 10 Global Pharmaceutical companies and looks to bring this knowledge to all our European clients.

René Rosenberg

Global Sales Director

It’s René you love to work with.
r.rosenberg@fme-us.com
+1 214 679 9754
René is joining fme US as our Head of Global Sales. Prior to taking this role, René has worked in leadership roles focusing on service sales and building high performance teams that focus on sales, delivery and maintaining customer satisfaction. She has 15+ years of experience in Supply Chain and Enterprise Content Management systems. René has previously served as President of PMI Hampton Roads, where she served the business and educational community of Hampton Roads through the advancement of project management principals with a focus on training and supporting membership in their certification and recertification efforts. René is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas with a bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Markus Schneider

Principal Consultant for Migration Services

It’s Markus you love to work with.
m.schneider@fme.de
+49 6190 888 18 15
After graduating from TU Darmstadt University (Germany) in 1999 with a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Markus started his career in the world of Enterprise Content Management as Software Developer for Documentum applications. He has been working as a consultant for Documentum applications in the pharmaceutical industry since 2003. Markus joined fme AG in 2006, where he initially was active in many areas of the ECM world. Since 2013, he has specialized in the area of data and content migration. Markus speaks English fluently, German is his mother tongue. His role is Principal Consultant for Migration Services within the Life Sciences business unit at fme AG. His daily business is the implementation and execution of Migration Services in validated environments. Markus is also an experienced validation expert for Migration Services and possesses Life Sciences process expertise.

Wesley White

Business Unit Director – Migration Services

It’s Wesley you love to work with.
w.white@fme-us.com
+1 732 539 9373
With over 20 years of experience working in various capacities in Enterprise Content Management, performing migration related work in regulated environments has truly allowed Mr. White to excel in the work he does. He has developed a methodology for performing migrations based on best practices directly observed and learned many lessons along the way to further solidify that practice. He is always looking to improve though. The better the methodology, the better we can be, and Mr. White is a firm believer in extending this knowledge to those who he works with. This allows us to work stronger, together, and continuously deliver on our promises to get it done right. Mr. White previously held a position as a Director of Services/Delivery for a large consulting company providing oversight to all Life Science related migrations.

Nigel Whitehead

Chief Organization Officer | COO

It’s Nigel you love to work with.
n.whitehead@fme-us.com
+1 203 520 7256
Before he joined fme US in December 2017, Nigel Whitehead held a number of senior executive roles including the management of a solutions business with a strong focus on ECM. He was the CEO at Advanced Health Media and held positions as Managing Director at CSC Healthcare Group and President Life Sciences at First Consulting Group. Nigel Whitehead brings more than 30 years of experience in the Life Science Industry to the role of the Chief Operating Officer at fme US, LLC.

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