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joris van dam, phd

Vice President, Global Head Digital Development, Drug Development, Novartis

Joris van Dam leads the “Developing World” program within the “Digital Development” group at Novartis, responsible for the implementation of Digital Capabilities to advance clinical research in Africa. Joris spent the last 12 years in Pharmaceutical Research and Development, first at Johnson and Johnson and for the last 5 years at Novartis, implementing a variety of programs aimed at innovating clinical research and healthcare delivery through the use of novel technologies, working on a wide range of initiatives in Europe, US, India and Africa. Prior to that, Joris spent 7 years in technology consulting, after completing a PhD in Computer Science.