Our Experts

Trial By Fire Solutions is the team behind SimpleTrials. We are an eClinical software company founded in 2008 and headquartered in Oakland, CA, with a focus on clinical trial management systems that improve planning, execution and tracking of clinical trials. With many years of experience on the front lines of clinical trial management, we have a passion for innovating web-based applications to improve planning, execution and tracking of clinical trials.

The Trial By Fire Solutions Team has been building expertise in clinical trial management systems with a diverse, global clientele since the release of SimpleCTMS in 2010.  We have drawn upon that in-depth experience, along with our mission to provide affordable and effective eClinical solutions to teams of all sizes, to develop and release SimpleTrials in 2016.  We are proud to offer the first on-demand CTMS option to sponsors, CROs, sites and other clinical stakeholders, with a simple pricing and subscription model, all available directly from our website.



Nancy Cecchettini

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer Nancy Cecchettini has over 20 years of industry experience across multiple therapeutic areas in the biopharmaceutical and device industries. She has experience in Phase I–IV trials and has held roles as clinical trial manager, regional project manager, global lead CRA, co-monitor, auditor, project coordinator and independent clinical consultant.


Jon Cecchettini

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Jon Cecchettini has over 20 years of software development and information technology experience. His web application expertise is based on building secure, scalable and intuitive products for a multitude of Silicon Valley startups.