Ari Buchler is a senior executive, advisor and board member.
Ari is currently VP and General Counsel at Rocket Software, a global software development company based near Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to Rocket, Ari advised emerging healthcare technology and IT companies. From 1999 until 2010, Ari served on the executive team of Phase Forward, the leading provider of clinical trial automation solutions, until the company's sale to Oracle in 2010. At Phase Forward he served in a number of roles during its various stages of growth, most recently as Senior VP of Legal and Regulatory Services. Ari's background includes M&A, IPOs and corporate strategy.
Ari currently serves on the following bodies (as of May 2011): Board of Directors of STI Technologies Inc. Board of Trustees of the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Advisory Board of CloudLock, Inc. Advisory Board of Irody, Inc. Member of the Corporation of Partners HealthCare.
Prior to Phase Forward, Ari worked at a B2B division of Reed Elsevier and at Skadden Arps.