Kim McLean Boericke

Chief Operating Officer

Executive drug development delivery turned digital health delivery executive, Kim’s career spans 25+ years leading global drug development, clinical research, medical device and diagnostics, and decentralized clinical trials (DCTs) for life science organizations from early development through market authorization.

As Chief Operations Officer of THREAD, Kim leads the consulting services team which includes design services, technology enablement, platform support services, and patient centered operations. This team designs and refines protocols to ensure the right endpoints and outcomes are incorporated, defines operational readiness of the protocol, configures, and launches the THREAD platform.

Kim joined THREAD from her last position at ICON, where she started as the Global Head of Project Management, moved to President of Commercialization and Outcomes, and served as part of the executive leadership team. Additionally, she was also the Global Head of the Decentralized Clinical Trial Solutions unit responsible for advising, planning, and delivering decentralized clinical trials across many different platforms. Prior to her years at ICON, she worked at ClinTrials, Quintiles, INC Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute, and i3 Research.

Kim is a champion of patient centricity, recently serving as the Chairwoman of the Board for Mapi Research Trust and continue to serve as an Independent Director. In addition, she was part of the executive steering committee for the Diversity, Inclusion and Belong initiative at ICON. She served as the executive sponsor for the Network of Women (NOW) and for PRIDE.