Dr. Emilio Cordova has served as executive director of Logica since June 2023. Prior to his appointment at Logica, he was chief executive officer of SAMDI Tech, Inc. for eight years, culminating in the successful acquisition by Charles River in 2023. He brings over 20 years of management and executive experience in contract research. Throughout his career, he held leadership positions in sales, marketing, and business development including positions at Worldwide Clinical Trials, Bioanalytical Systems, Inc., and AIT Bioscience.
Dr. Cordova has a Ph.D. from the University of Miami and an MBA from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. In addition, he completed an NIH post-doctoral fellow appointment at Harvard University under the guidance of Dr. George Whitesides.