Heike Schön, based in Germany, is co-founder and Managing Director of LUMIS International GmbH. She has worked in leading positions in clinical research for more than 20 years. Her experience ranges from conducting national and international Phase I clinical trials all the way to registration and post marketing activities as well as business development within contract research organizations (CROs) and the biotechnology industry. Her previous positions included operational and general management. She holds a master’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in business administration. As volunteer she has been active with the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) charing the Board of Trustees and has been in involved as committee member with the Drug Information Association (DIA). She is a regular speaker at conferences. Since 2013 she is a Member of the Scientific Board of the LS Academy for the German ePharma Day.