Costa Panagos is chief executive officer of Q2 Solutions, a Quintiles Quest joint venture. Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. The company helps biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights.
Previously, Costa was senior vice president and global head of Quintiles’ Global Laboratories, which included its Central Laboratory, BioAnalytical and ADME operations as well as its Cardiac Safety Services organization. During his more than 15-year career at Quintiles, Costa has held several leadership roles within the company’s Sales and Customer Solutions Management Groups, including leading its Global Sales Operations organization as well as serving as global lead for several large, strategic accounts. Prior to Quintiles, Costa held various roles in the pharmaceutical division at Bayer.
Costa earned a bachelor of science in biology from Brown University and his MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.