Elizabeth Theophille
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Elizabeth Theophille

Chief Technology Transformation Officer
Elizabeth (Liz) Theophille is the Chief Technology Transformation Officer at Novartis. Liz joined Novartis 5 years ago to advance the practice of medicine through a future-fit technology strategy, enterprise architecture, digital technology enabling platform and advanced analytics and automation.

Under Liz’s leadership, her teams are focused on delivering new experiences and operational excellence with cutting-edge technology transformation to reimagine medicine at Novartis - from accelerating development, manufacturing, and access of medicine to strengthening digital connections with the wider healthcare ecosystem.

Prior to Novartis, Liz’s 25 years’ experience, stems from various industries including manufacturing, transport, and oil & gas with a proven track record of successfully leading complex, strategic transformation programs. Liz also serves on the board of 8x8 inc as an Independent Board Member since 2019.

Liz advocates for Servant Leadership as well as gender balance in management and women building their careers in Tech.
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Wednesday, 10 November, 2021 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM CET
(09:45 AM - 10:15 AM EST)
Executive Insights: Reimaging IT to become Technology Transformation

Novartis products reach nearly 800 million people globally and we are finding innovative ways to expand access to our latest treatments. About 110,000 associates representing over 140 nationalities work at Novartis around the world. As recent global events have taught us, we need to go further and find innovative ways to engage with our customers, and patients, how new products are developed, made accessible and how diseases are studied. Technology and Data can enable these big shifts. Technology Transformation is at the center of any new business model and at Novartis we are trying to shape and steer technology to bend the curve of life. In this session, we will share Novartis’ journey – the cultural shift required, the successes, learning and some recent examples of where Technology Transformation is generating immediate value for Novartis.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.