Christopher Waller



Dr. Chris L. Waller is Vice President and Chief Scientist at EPAM Systems, Inc.

Dr. Waller was previously employed as Executive Director-Scientific Modeling Platforms by Merck and Co, Inc., Senior Director-Enterprise Architecture, Senior Director-Health Care Informatics, and Senior Director-Chemistry Informatics by Pfizer, Inc., and Director-Cheminformatics by Eli Lilly and Co., Inc. 

He holds an Adjunct Full Professor position in the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where he lectures on big data, analytics, and drug design, is part-time faculty at Northeastern where he lectures on leadership in the College of Professional Studies, and serves as an advisor on data science related issues to the Hub at Davidson College, a data science incubator.

He is a founding member and serves on the board of the Pistoia Alliance, a life sciences industry pre-competitive collaboration consortium.

He received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College and a doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.


Doctor of Philosophy from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1992)