Eliel is the founder and CEO of eNre an early stage healthcare tech startup that automates the processes of engagement and recruitment of patients in clinical trials. eNre's platform connects to clinical data and anonymously finds patients that fits the eligibility criteria of specific clinical trials engaging them at the point of care with tablet computers or out of the clinic setting through registries, social media and engagement portals. Eliel has started and sold technology companies throughout his career by merging his technical, entrepreneurial and clinical research skills. He is also the Informatics Director at REACHnet, a PCORnet Clinical Data Research Network (CDRN) at the Louisiana Public Health Institute where he spearheads all the healthcare clinical data acquisition activities along with the design of innovative mobile technologies. Prior to his work at REACHnet, Eliel served as the Director of Technology at the Louisiana Cancer Center Consortium where he was instrumental in the implementation of clinical trials, biorepositories, omics and other biomedical systems needed to advance cancer research among the consortium members. He is also a professor of Healthcare Informatics at Tulane University School of Medicine and his research interests are focused on interoperable methods for medical data access along with innovative strategies for data standardization and analysis approaches.