R-Squared Hires Dr. John O'Connell as New Chief Architect

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"What R-Squared is doing is nothing short of exciting, and I am extremely pleased to be a part of it," Dr John O'Connell

R-Squared Services & Solutions, Inc. (R-Squared) is pleased to announce the appointment of John F. O'Connell, Ph.D., as its new Chief Architect. The hire concludes a nation-wide search for a proven thought leader in high performance computing environments.

In his role of Chief Architect, Dr. O'Connell will focus his efforts on continued development and improvement of R-Squared's RADS(r) Compliance Platform, including most immediately, the enhancement or R-Squared's existing Customer Master/Master Data Management Functionality and related matching algorithms through the development of parallel and synchronized backend systems.

Dr. O'Connell joins R-Squared after a decade of service at Bloomberg L.P., where he architected the backend processing solutions for Bloomberg's compliance system as well as its mortgage system, which involved the design of large-scale server architecture and real-time, mission-critical applications with numerous trading system functionalities.

Dr. O'Connell earned a B.S. in chemistry, mathematics and computer science from Central Michigan University in 1983, a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, a post-doctoral fellowship at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) in Zurich, Switzerland, and a Glaxo post-doctoral fellowship with Professor Kurt Wüthrich (Nobel Prize Chemistry 2002).

“John O’Connell is a powerful addition to the R-Squared team and his desire to join R-Squared is a true testament to the creative technical vision of our co-founder and CTO, Andrew Stuart," said Michael Bell, CEO of R-Squared. "What R-Squared is doing is nothing short of exciting, and I am extremely pleased to be a part of it," remarked Dr. O'Connell.

About R-Squared
R-Squared is a software company that develops solutions to help health care and life sciences organizations comply with the ever evolving web of laws and regulations specically around aggregate spend. We are especially good at translating requirements into workable tools and best practices that simplify tasks and create efficiencies — while generating solid evidence of compliance at the same time. We’re about tighter compliance, with fewer burdens. Please go to http://www.r2ss.com for more information.


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