Dr. Isaac R. Rodriguez-Chavez is a biomedical leader with expertise in Infectious Diseases, Viral Immunology, Viral Oncology, and Vaccinology. His experience covers the entire life cycle of medical products from basic, preclinical, interventional clinical research (phase I – IV), non-interventional clinical research, and post-marketing studies. Currently, he is a Senior Vice President, Scientific & Clinical Affairs, and Head of the Center for DCTs and Digital Medicine at ICON plc. Past positions include FDA, CDER Senior Official for Clinical Research, Regulatory Compliance, and Policy Development to modernize clinical research through Decentralized Clinical Trials, Digital Health Technologies, and Real-World Evidence. He published numerous articles and has been an invited speaker at 100+ global conferences. He holds leadership roles at DiME, IEEE-SA-DCT, DTRA, HCMA, Global Genes, and DIA Global Forum. He is also involved with and a member of 16 professional associations. He has a Ph.D. in Virology and Immunology; M.S. in Microbiology; M.H.S. in Clinical Research; and B.S. in Biology. He completed two postdoctoral training specialties in viral immunology and viral oncology combined with clinical research at the National Institute on Aging and the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health.