Leadership Team

Jennifer Carrea

CEO, Americas and Global Health

Jennifer Carrea

Jennifer Carrea serves as Lightspeed’s Chief Executive Officer, The Americas and Global Health. With two decades of management experience, Jennifer is best known for her ability to transform businesses for increased profitability and drive collaboration to improve operational efficiency. Jennifer is responsible for leading and growing Lightspeed’s corporate direction and strategy in The Americas region, while overseeing emerging business opportunities, client management and the creation of new research products. Since joining the company in 2016, she successfully developed and executed a powerful strategic plan to build on Lightspeed Health’s unique strengths and reposition its standing in the healthcare space.

Prior to joining the company, Jennifer served as Group President of Instar Research, steering impressive year-on-year sales business growth. In this role, she realigned the company positioning and branding, launched a new stream of products, all while implementing strategic organizational efficiencies. Carrea also served as Senior Vice President & Global Account Director at Ipsos Healthcare from 2011-2014. She spent more than 11 years with Synovate Healthcare /Market Facts in myriad roles spanning from Study Director to Senior Vice President.

Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Rutgers University and served as a member of the Phi Sigma Iota Honor Society.

Subscribe to the Lightspeed Blog today.