Our Leadership Team

Bill Burke

CEO and Founder of Merit Solutions

A forerunner in helping FDA-regulated manufacturers leverage technology to protect consumers and make people’s lives better.

Bill Burke founded Merit Solutions guided by four core values: Community, Curiosity, Courage, and Excellence. Under Burke’s leadership, Merit’s diverse team of technologists and manufacturing experts help pharma and biotech companies perform digital strategies using the Merit for Life Science cloud application software, along with Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power Platform, and Azure cloud computing services as their digital business platform. As a result, Merit customers are able to optimize performance while producing life-changing and life-saving products, therapies, and patient and provider experiences. Merit Solutions is a Gold Certified Microsoft Partner.

Before launching Merit Solutions in 1999, Burke held various leadership roles in technology companies taking them from start-up to public capitalization. Burke’s goal is to enable the success of others by being a positive force in their lives. He has a passion for driving business transformation; building high performance, diverse and inclusive teams; and developing leadership everywhere in an organization.

Burke received a BS in Finance from Illinois State University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.