About iSpecimen

Doug Williams

Chief Technology Officer

Doug is responsible for leading the team that builds iSpecimen’s innovative, state-of-the-art cloud-based platform implemented at hospital and lab sites nationwide. By aggregating labs, biorepositories, and other organizations with access to human biospecimens into one pool from which to pull, iSpecimen’s technology consolidates, sorts, and procures a wealth of specimens and data for the myriad organizations that need them, serving as a one-stop source for researchers at biotech, pharma, and academic institutions.

Doug has over 25 years of experience leading product development teams building market-leading web and mobile products for consumers and industry. Most recently, as Vice President of Engineering at FitnessKeeper, he realized his dream of developing software to help people stay fit and lead more active lives. With over 40 million users, FitnessKeeper has won Time’s Top 50 Apps twice. Prior to FitnessKeeper, Doug led the technology and product teams at numerous successful startups, including Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, and Family Education, the largest K-12 educational community. Doug has his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University and his MBA from Harvard. He also holds three patents. Doug is passionate about fitness and has completed the Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber and the 150-mile Pan Mass Challenge and BikeMS rides to raise money for cancer and Multiple Sclerosis research.