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Founded by experts in the data analytics industry, Veritas uses cutting-edge technology and efficient workflow design to collect, curate, and distribute foundational reference datasets.
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Meet Our Team
Tom Dukes is the chief executive officer at Veritas Data Research, where he is responsible for the overall management of the company and its operations. He is a retired Air Force Brigadier General, and previously served in senior roles at the U.S. Justice Department and U.S. State Department. Tom is a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School and the University of Maine at Farmington.
Jelita Victorson-Adams is the director of business development and sales at Veritas Data Research, where she has the distinction of being employee #1. She previously worked as an executive in the global translation industry. Jelita is a graduate of the George Washington University.
Judy Simons leads product and information technology at Veritas Data Research. She previously worked as an IT executive at Marriott International and CSX Technology. Judy is a graduate of William & Mary.
Mike Takats leads product and program management at Veritas Data Research. He previously worked as a product executive at Taylor & Francis Group, Thomson Reuters and Elsevier. Mike is a graduate of the University of Virginia.
Keith Austin coordinates customer and data operations support at Veritas Data Research. He previously worked in IT and data operations roles in the healthcare and financial services sectors. Keith is a graduate of the University of Vermont.
Joe Austin is a co-founder and member of the board at Veritas Data Research. He is an expert in healthcare data and a successful entrepreneur, who co-founded Universal Patient Key (now Datavant). Joe is a graduate of Clark University.
Shahir Kassam-Adams is a co-founder and chairman of the board at Veritas Data Research. He is a serial entrepreneur, who co-founded Universal Patient Key (now Datavant), and is an active advisor and investor for healthcare technology start-ups. Shahir is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton MBA program, Johns Hopkins University and Emory University.