Laurent Schockmel



Laurent Schockmel

I'm passionate about funneling our team's enthusiasm and passion to help patients connect with clinical researchers and provide them with new care options into a fast growing business. Technology is important but people and human touch is key.

Dr. Laurent Schockmel is a 30-year veteran of the life sciences, technology, data and services industries. He has deep experience in clinical, commercial, data and technology and has held executive management positions at organizations such as Truveris, IMS Health, Cegedim and Gemini Consulting both in Europe and the US. He has a track record of achieving dramatic improvements in customer innovation, quality, efficiency and overall company performance.

In his role as CEO of Antidote, a digital patient engagement company operating in the clinical trial recruitment sector, Laurent is responsible for defining the strategy of the company and overseeing Antidote's global business model which maximizes value both for patients and customers, by bridging the gap between medical research and the people who need it most.

Laurent holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine from the Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort, France and an MBA from ESSEC Business School in Paris. He started his career as a veterinary surgeon and spent his early years in the pharmaceutical industry working in clinical research, regulatory and product marketing.