Richie Etwaru, Chief Digital Officer, QuintilesIMS

Richie Etwaru

Chief Digital OfficerQuintilesIMS


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, 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.​

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Chief Digital Officer, IMS Health

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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.