Daniel Fritz


“Blockchain is a team sport. PLA has started with a diverse and strong team of members who share a common vision and who believe in real change. With PLA we have the right vehicle, resources, and roadmap to take patients to a better place in healthcare.”

Dan served as the Industry Project Leader for the PharmaLedger Project. He was with Novartis for over 20 years in global supply chain, manufacturing operations and systems architecture in Switzerland and Germany. He has more than 30 years of leadership and supply chain IT experience in the US Army, financial, and pharmaceutical industries. He holds a B.S. in Engineering Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and is certified by ASCM in CPIM, CSCP and SCOR.

James Gannon

VP of Quality,
Trust & Safety

“I believe that the PharmaLedger Association represents a new era in regulated open-source software development. By bringing together industry leaders, technical experts, and patient organizations, we are charting a course towards more collaborative, efficient, and trustworthy solutions for the pharmaceutical industry. With the power of open source and the commitment of our members, I am confident that we can drive meaningful change and advance the cause of patient safety and wellbeing.”

With a background of over a decade working in healthcare technology, James has a passion for driving innovation and patient value through the implementation of cutting-edge technologies. In addition to his technical skills, he is also known as a leader in the field of disruptive strategy implementation, with a focus on not-for-profit business models and the advancement of open-source products. James is deeply committed to advancing governance and policy matters. He is actively involved in various committees and organizations dedicated to promoting quality and regulatory best practices and has been an active contributor to the Internet Governance ecosystem for over a decade culminating in his selection as Board Chair of PTI/IANA in 2022.

Clarisse Dias Da Mota

VP of Ecosystem Operations
and Strategy