2022 Summit Speakers

Patricia Walsh

SVP and Global Head Commercial Technology, Novartis

Patricia Walsh is the Senior Vice President, Global Head of Digital, Data and Information Technology for Innovative Medicines globally for Novartis. In this capacity, Patricia leads an organization dedicated to partnering with her global Commercial colleagues across all therapeutic areas to design, develop and deliver digital, data and technology solutions in support of healthcare professionals, patients and other key stakeholders.

Prior to joining Novartis, Patricia was with Pfizer, Inc. for approximately 17 years. Most recently she served as Vice President, Pfizer Digital for Global Commercial and the Chief Business Office.

During her tenure with Pfizer, she held several positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of digital and technology with both US and global remits. Her time with the company provided the opportunity to enrichen her career through a variety of key roles, such as the divisional CIO for the Capsugel business, divisional CIO for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and her last position leading Commercial engagement with the pharmaceutical businesses. These roles afforded the opportunity to work alongside her business counterparts to develop and execute business aligned digital, data and technology strategies.