ArisGlobal Life Sciences

Technology Summit

Leverage Cognitive Computing to Drive

Transformation and Improve Compliance


ArisGlobal Life Sciences

Technology Summit

Leverage Cognitive Computing to Drive

Transformation and Improve Compliance


October 02-05, 2018

Coral Gables, Florida USA

Colonnade Hotel

October 02-05, 2018

Coral Gables, Florida USA

Colonnade Hotel

Speaker Profile


Dr. Georgia N. Papathomas, Ph.D.

SVP & Global Head, Data Sciences,

Johnson & Johnson

Dr. Georgia N. Papathomas, Ph.D.

SVP & Global Head, Data Sciences,

Johnson & Johnson

Georgia Papathomas is the SVP and Global Head of Data Sciences for Johnson & Johnson. In this position, Georgia’s goals are to evolve and establish the J&J Data Sciences Strategy, including the development of the strategy, the planning, and the implementation of plans for the use of sophisticated analytics and Artificial Intelligence capabilities across J&J. Data Sciences and Big Data is positioned as a key enabler in J&J’s efforts to continuously innovate and transform to a Science and Technology company.

Prior to this position, Georgia was VP and Group Chief Information Officer for Janssen, the J&J Pharmaceutical Companies, and a member of the J&J Pharmaceuticals Group Operating Committee (GOC). In this position, Georgia’s goals included: defining a business/technology strategy accounting for the changing landscape of delivering optimal care and enhanced patient outcomes, while disrupting business models and transforming business operations; developing and delivering Digital health solutions impacting patient care and improving the continuum of care that includes, payors and providers; driving innovation in IT and creating competitive advantage for the business through the use of AI and Big Data; influencing changes in Health IT; and building a strong and engaged global IT team.

Prior to joining J&J, Georgia held the position of Senior Vice President-Chief Information Officer and Corporate Innovation Officer at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceutical in Ridgefield, Connecticut. She was a member of the BI-Pharmaceuticals Executive Leadership Team.

Georgia has worked with Pfizer as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for EMEA and as Vice President-Global Customer Service Management; Lucent Technologies as Vice President-Global Professional Services/Network Solutions; and started her career as a researcher at AT&T Bell Labs.

Georgia received her Ph.D. in Engineering Science; her M.S. in Engineering Mechanics as a Sloan Fellow; and her B.S. in Civil Engineering all from Columbia University in New York.

Among her many affiliations, she is on the Executive Board of the National Center for Women & Information Technology; on the the Board of Advisors of the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; on the Executive Committee on Data & Society, chaired by the president of Columbia University; on the NJ CIO Executive Board; and on the Board of advisors for Salesforce Inc.

Georgia is also a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the Sigma Xi Research Honor Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS, The Pharmaceutical Information Systems Association PISA, the CIO Research Board, and the Executive Women’s technology Forum SWIFT.

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