Hajime Arnold

Hajime Arnold, Executive Director of Data Management

Hajime has an enduring passion for the life sciences industry, which he discovered early in his career while working on a product that saved his best friend’s life. Hajime founded Emanate Life Sciences to help increase the likelihood of clinical trial success for small and mid-sized biotech, pharma, and medical device companies. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience to support other life science organizations.

Prior to Emanate, he founded Chrysalis Insight, an analytics platform supporting protocol development and site selection activities based on electronic health records. Hajime has worked for various industry leaders such as Guidant, Abbott Vascular, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, and Amgen. He has held various positions in different departments, including clinical operations, data management, safety and medical affairs. Under his leadership, his teams successfully implemented clinical trial management systems, electronic trial master files, electronic data capture, and safety systems.

Hajime currently serves on the PAMF (Palo Alto Medical Foundation) Community Board and is a former Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). Hajime holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior and Leadership from the University of San Francisco. In his free time, Hajime enjoys archery, fishing, and too much good food.

Cameron Haste, CEO

Cameron is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Bay Federal, the largest locally-owned financial institution in Santa Cruz County. He leads high performing teams that are passionate about the customer experience, continuous improvement, and business performance.

Cameron is active in the community and supports several causes that are important to him, including serving on the Board of Directors for Hope Services, a leading Bay Area non-profit working to improve the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. He is also a member of the San Lorenzo Valley Rotary Club. Cameron studied at California State University, Dominguez Hills and earned a bachelor’s degree in International Business.

Cameron is a dad, a Trekkie, and likes to travel.

Michelle Haddix

Michelle Haddix, Relationship Manager

Michelle is Emanate’s Relationship Manager, and our first employee. She plays a crucial role in maintaining good communication between our clients, consultants, and our company. Michelle comes to Emanate from a diverse career in the financial services industry leading various departments for community-based financial institutions in California. She is also a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and has held the position of Director of Human Resources. Michelle has shared her Human Resources expertise on several boards, including the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), Northern California Human Resources Management (NCHRA) and Employers Advisory Council (EAC).

The primary mission of the Life Sciences industry, improving health care and quality of life, resonates strongly for Michelle and inspired her move to an industry that is having a positive impact on people.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and friends, riding motorcycles and having barbecues. Michelle’s Super Bowl parties are second to none!

Our Consultants

We select our data managers with care, weighing their ability to think critically, act independently, and integrate into a team environment, along with their experience and training.