Richie Etwaru, Chief Digital Officer, QuintilesIMS

Richie Etwaru

Chief Digital OfficerQuintilesIMS

Biography

Richie Etwaru is QuintilesIMS’s Chief Digital Officer, which is a role designed to help bridge the innovation and efficiency gap for healthcare stakeholders and life sciences customers using analytics and technology. He assumed this role in April 2015.

A frequent keynote speaker at leading tech-related events and forums, Richie casts a vision of a technologically-enabled healthcare system in the near future. He is also a serial entrepreneur who has started several companies, as well as an author and regular contributor to Forbes.com, CIO.com and Huffington Post. Richie was a former Clinton Global Initiative delegate and currently serves as a board member for multiple not-for-profit organizations.

Richie earned his Bachelor degree in Management Information Systems from York College as well as his M.B.A. in Technology Management from University of Phoenix where he’s currently pursuing his PhD in Organizational Leadership.​

Previously Worked

Chief Digital Officer, IMS Health

Richie Etwaru Content

Digital Healthcare and Personalization with Richie Etwaru, Chief Digital Officer, QuintilesIMS

Personalization is the future of healthcare. New technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, blockchain, and wearable devices -- all connected in the cloud -- are making possible the democratization of diagnosis, medical knowledge, and patient care. This episode explores the near-term future of healthcare, in which with every stakeholder, doctor, pharmacist, payer and patient receives the personalized information they need to make better informed decisions.

Digital Transformation in Health Care with Richie Etwaru, Chief Digital Officer, IMS Health

Data and analytics will play an increasing role in transforming health care in the coming years. Part of this digital transformation involves connecting health care strategy with more efficient delivery mechanisms based on aggregating and using the right kind of data.