A Medical Doctor by training, Valdo has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. After having practiced medicine in various positions, he started his career in the industry as a clinical pharmacologist in a Ciba-Geigy’s daughter company. He then founded the first European Central Clinical Laboratory dedicated to clinical trials, SciCor (now Covance Central Laboratory) in 1992. After that, he joined PHT in 2000, and founded its European affiliate in January 2001. PHT was the first European modern ePRO provider and Dr Arnera is seen as one of the world pioneers in the ePRO/eCOA field. PHT was acquired by ERT in May 2015. Dr. Arnera currently serves as a Scientific Advisor and the General Manager of ERT Geneva office. ERT develops products that facilitate data capture in clinical trials, using mobile and web technologies to collect data from patients and doctors at the point of experience.