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June 29, 2015

IntegriChain Presents Two Drexel Student Winners of “Break the Chain” Problem Contest with Apple Watches™

Leading healthcare channel management software company challenges local data science students with problem solving

Philadelphia, PA – June 29, 2015 – IntegriChain, a rapidly growing cloud company focused on channel management for healthcare suppliers, today presented two recent Drexel graduates with Apple Watches for winning the company’s data science “Break the Chain” problem-solving contest. Five students successfully solved the IntegriChain challenge, and two were randomly drawn as winners. IntegriChain held a luncheon for the successful problem-solvers at its Center City headquarters on Friday, June 26.

IMG_20150626_131217-2IMG_20150626_131157-2The winners were Nick Gunia, a recent graduate in Computer Engineering from Drexel’s Pennoni Honors College, and Dongen (Brad) Zhou, who was graduated with a double major in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. Anand Patel, Mingbo Sha, and Brian Hom also successfully solved the problem.

“At IntegriChain, we are a collection of problem solvers for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry—delivering insights and analysis from a massive inflow of channel big data,” said Kevin Leininger, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of IntegriChain. “This contest offered an innovative way for us to identify like-minded students who also thrive with problem solving and to forge an lasting relationship between the IntegriChain team and the amazing up-and-coming tech talent in Greater Philadelphia. We congratulate all five of the outstanding Drexel students who solved our data science challenge.”

About IntegriChain
IntegriChain is the leading channel management cloud used by healthcare suppliers, including nine of the top-10 pharmaceutical manufacturers, to drive channel collaboration and to improve the efficiency of how products reach customers. Pharmaceutical, biopharm/specialty pharma, generics, and consumer health suppliers use IntegriChain to manage their supply chain relationships, inventories, and orders across a vast network of retailers, ecommerce, and distributors. As a suite of informed applications and analytics built on top of aggregated channel inventory and point-of-sale (POS) data, IntegriChain provides customer operations, national accounts, and finance teams with a collaborative, agile, and mobile alternative to ERP and homegrown systems. By embedding big-data customer insights into daily business processes, IntegriChain helps control the high cost of product distribution while improving product availability, ensuring a higher level of revenue predictability and maximizing distribution investment. More than $200 billion in annual US commerce and 2.0 billion transactions flowed through the IntegriChain Cloud in 2014. For more information, visit www.integrichain.com and follow us on Twitter @IntegriChain.

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